Schools have been converted into evacuation shelters in areas affected by floods during last week’s storm that displaced millions of people in Bangladesh. At least 25 people were killed in the torrential rains that mainly affected the northeastern parts of the country. Many of the dead are children.
summer months Rainy season in Bangladesh and neighboring India. The rain is expected to continue until next week, meteorologists in the country said.
The army was called in to help the needy.
– The floods worsened on Saturday morning after temporary relief the previous day, says Muhammed Musharraf Hussain at the authorities in the hardest-hit Sylhet district.
The whole area without Electricity and large parts of the infrastructure are completely cut off.
– The situation is bad. He says more than four million people are stranded by the flood waters.
At the end of May, Bangladesh was hit by a deadly flood, said to be the worst in the country in more than 20 years. Indian meteorologists have also warned of heavy rains in the coming week, according to reports Indian Express.
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