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GIEWS Update-detail

FAO/GIEWS Global Watch

10 September 2007

Bangladesh Update

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Current Situation: Monsoon remains vigorously active over the GMB (Ganges, Meghna Brahmaputra) basins both in and outside of the country. High flood situation prevails in few districts of India and flood water will automatically be drained by the Brahmaputra through Bangladesh. Northern districts like Kurigram. Lalmonirhat, Rangpur & Gaibandha are experiencing flash flood as the Sub-Himalayan West Bengal discharging huge runoff through flashy rivers the Teesta, Dharla & Dudkumar. The prevailing flood situation in the district of Sylhet is likely to deteriorate further. South-eastern districts are experiencing flash flood and the situation may deteriorate. The mighty Brahmaputra-Jamuna is rising alarmingly and may cross danger level at few places. The Ganges-Padma is also in rising trend. North, north-central and south-central parts of the country are in a threat of 2nd spell of flooding by next 48-72hrs.



Source: Ministry of Food and Disaster Management, Bangladesh and Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre, Bangladesh

Situation Reports from Ministry of Food and Disaster Management, Bangladesh Web Site: http://www.cdmp.org.bd/Situation_report.html
 
Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre, Bangladesh Web Site: http://www.ffwc.gov.bd