500,000 marooned in flood ravaged Bangladesh, six killed in landslidesBy ANI
Saturday, July 4, 2009
DHAKA - At least six people have died in landslides triggered off by heavy rains in Bangladesh’s Habibganj District.
Flash floods have stranded 500,000 people, officials said on Saturday.
The rivers Surma and Khusiara are in spate for the last four days.
Officials said the situation is likely to deteriorate further with the Bangladesh Meteorological Department forecasting more rains in the region and northeastern India. (ANI)