BanglaCapsule | Floods in Bangladesh Timeline  

Nov-01-1876
'Great Bakerganj Storm' hit Barisal region with a wind force of 220 kmph killing about two lakh people; the tidal surge created by the storm was as high as 10 feet to 45 feet.
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Sep-15-1966
Dhaka city became stagnant due to continuous rainfall for 52 hours, which resulted in pools of water 1.83m deep for about 12 hours.
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Sep-04-1988
Officials in Bangladesh reported that floods had inundated three-quarters of their impoverished nation, claiming at least 882 lives.
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Jul-17-1998
A week of flooding left 54 people dead.
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Sep-07-1998
20 million Bangladeshis had their homes swamped by monsoon flood that had lasted 2 months. Over 700 people were reported killed.
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Sep-24-2000
Flooding forced some 60,000 to flee their homes and at least 9 people sere killed.
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Okt-01-2000
45 people were reported killed in Bangladesh during 3 weeks of flooding.
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Okt-08-2000
In southwestern Bangladesh fresh rains submerged 25 villages.
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Jul-07-2002
Nearly two dozen people were killed and thousands left homeless as torrential monsoon rains lashed large parts of Asia over the weekend, worsening floods and triggering fresh storms and landslides. Monsoon flooding killed at least 11 in Bangladesh.
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Jul-28-2002
Torrential overnight rains set off more floods in eastern India as the death toll from floods in India, Nepal and Bangladesh passed 300.
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Aug-13-2002
Deaths from flooding in Bangladesh (157), India (265) and Nepal (422) and reached at least 874.
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Jun-29-2003
Monsoon floods claimed 45 lives in the past four days, washing away many houses and displacing thousands of villagers.
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Jul-27-2004
The worst flooding in years turned the capital, Dhaka, into an open sewer and disease spread.
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Aug-05-2004
The death toll from monsoons in Bangladesh and India reached 1,823.
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Jun-13-2006
Heavy rain in last three days and onrush of water from hills across the border triggered flash flood in Sylhet and Moulvibazar districts, leaving at least 30,000 people marooned and disrupting road links in several areas.
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Aug-01-2007
Bangladesh officials said monsoon floods had misplaced or marooned 5 million people and left 40 dead.
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Aug-04-2007
Deaths from monsoon rains in Bangladesh topped 200, with at least 16 more fatalities reported overnight. 7.5 million people have been either marooned or displaced from their homes.
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Jul-28-2009
Heaviest rain in 53 years battered the capital, Dhaka, leaving at least six people dead and stranding thousands in their swamped homes.
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