Bangladesh is a riverine country. So there are floods in the country almost every year. Sometimes, they become very serious and harm us a lot
The most common cause of floods in Bangladesh is excessive rainfall. Sometimes sudden snowfalls or tidal or storm surges cause rivers to overflow and cause floods. Floods are big in Bangladesh. They damage crops, wash away houses and livestock. The tree fell. Fields and roads go under water. Communication lost. Most of the people in the village have become homeless.
Floods started in Bangladesh since 1954. Roads, houses and crops were submerged in water that year. People suffer greatly. The country also experienced severe floods in 1974, 1984, 1987, 1988 and 1998, 2004. Of these, the 1998 flood was the worst. One-third of the country was under water for about five months. This continued till the end of the autumn season.