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Day: August 31, 2014

Floods rage thru’ north
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Floods rage thru’ north

Floods rage thru' north 100 more villages inundated as Bogra embankment washed away; erosion takes alarming turn Inundated houses in Rohodoha of Shariakandi upazila of Bogra after the Jamuna washed away 300 metres of a dyke. Shirshobindu Nesw Desk: With the flood situation in the north showing no sign of improvement, more than one lakh people of 100 villages were freshly affected after a portion of the flood control embankment by the Jamuna river collapsed in Bogra yesterday. Including them, about nine lakh people have now been hit by the monsoonal flood in 19 districts, according to government figures. Marooned for over two weeks, many of these people have little or no food, drinking water and sanitation facilities. Authorities are distributing relief materials in the affected distr...