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02 May 1994 description


DHA-GENEVA 94/0160
BANGLADESH - CYCLONE
DHA-GENEVA ALERT

2 MAY 1994

1. POWERFUL CYCLONE PROGRESSING BANGLADESH FROM BAY OF BENGAL WITH WINDSPEEDS UP TO 210 KM/H. EXPECTED TO LAND EARLY EVENING GMT.

2. PREPARATIONS MADE TO EVACUATE HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE. NEVERTHELESS HUGE DAMAGE EXPECTED FROM STORM AND FLOODS.

3. AUTHORITIES HAVE ISSUED ALERTS. SHIPS MOVING OUT OF PORTS OF CHITTAGONG AND MONGLA AND NATIONAL AIRLINE CANCELLED FLIGHTS TO CHITTAGONG.

27 Jul 1993 description


DHA-GENEVA 93/0276
BANGLADESH - FLOODS
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1

27 JULY 1993

SITUATION

1. EXCESSIVE MONSOON RAINS ALL OVER COUNTRY FOR LAST WEEK, COUPLED WITH ONRUSH OF WATER FROM UPSTREAM INDIAN RIVERS, HAVE CAUSED SERIOUS DETERIORATION OF FLOOD SITUATION IN BANGLADESH.

21 Jun 1993 description


DHA-GENEVA 93/0239
BANGLADESH - FLOODS
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO.1

21 JUNE 1993

SITUATION

1. FLOODS WHICH STARTED TO AFFECT BANGLADESH EARLY JUNE HAVE WORSENED DURING THE LAST DAYS DUE TO HEAVY RAINFALL, SEASONAL STORMS AND OVERFLOWING RIVERS. FLASH FLOODS AND LOCALIZED LANDSLIDES HAVE FLATTENED HOUSES, WASHED AWAY BRIDGES AND RAILWAY TRACKS, BLOCKED ROADS AND CUT OFF COMMUNICATION LINKS. STORMS WITH WINDS UP TO 43 MILES PER HOUR DESTROYED HOUSES AND CAUSED BOATS TO CAPSIZE AND SINK.

18 May 1993 description

DHA-GENEVA 93/0187
BANGLADESH - TORNADO
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO.1

12 Jan 1993 description

DHA-GENEVA 93/0013
BANGLADESH - THUNDERSTORMS
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO.1

18 Sep 1991 description

UNDRO 91/1418
BANGLADESH FLOODS
INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1

23 Jul 1991 description

UNDRO 91/1163
BANGLADESH - FLOODS
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1

30 Apr 1991 description


UNDRO 91/0731
BANGLADESH - CYCLONE
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
30 APRIL 1991

1. SEVERE STORM WITH WINDS UP TO OVER 200 KPH HIT BANGLADESHI COASTLINE IN CHITTAGONG AREA ON TUESDAY 30 APRIL. MEDIA REPORT SO FAR MORE THAN 200 PEOPLE KILLED, FIGURE EXPECTED TO RISE. SEVERE DAMAGE TO HOUSING REPORTED AND CHITTAGONG AND COX' BAZAR PARTLY INUNDATED. COMMUNICATIONS WITH AFFECTED AREA INTERUPTED AND NO OFFICIAL DAMAGE ASSESSMENT YET AVAILABLE.

2. UNDRO IN CONTACT WITH UNDP/UNDRO REPRESENTATIVE IN DHAKA FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON SITUATION.

14 Aug 1989 description

UNDRO 89/1676
BANGLADESH - FLOODS
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1

28 Apr 1989 description


UNDRO 89/0924
BANGLADESH - TORNADO
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1

28 APRIL 1989

1. WEDNESDAY NIGHT ON 26 APRIL, TORNADO HIT 5 DISTRICTS IN NORTH OF DHAKA. 500 PEOPLE REPORTEDLY KILLED AND SEVERAL THOUSANDS INJURED.

2. ALL ROADS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES IN AREA DISRUPTED.

3. PRESIDENT VISITED DISASTER AREA. GOVERNMENT STRUGGLING FOR RELIEF OPERATIONS BY DEPLOYING ARMY FORCE.

4. UNDRO HAS NOT SO FAR RECEIVED REQUEST FOR INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE.

ESSAAFI UNDRO GENEVA 28148

DPR 310 BGD

30 Nov 1988 description


UNDRO 88/2644
BANGLADESH - CYCLONE
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
30 NOVEMBER 1988

1. CYCLONE WITH WIND SPEEDS ABOVE 150 KM PER HOUR CROSSED INLAND OVER PATUAKHALI/KHULUA COAST NIGHT 29 NOVEMBER ENDING IN CYCLONIC STORM OVER MADARIPUR DISTRICT, SOUTH OF DHAKA. INFORMATION RECEIVED FROM UNDRO/UNDP RESREP VIA TELEPHONE, TELEX NOT FUNCTIONING DUE TO WIND DAMAGE, SO FAR INDICATE LIKELIHOOD OF TRAIL OF CONSIDERABLE DAMAGE TO STANDING CROP, HOUSES AND INSTALLATIONS.

30 Aug 1988 description


UNDRO 88/1782
BANGLADESH - FLOODS
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1

30 AUGUST 1988

1. FOLLOWING HEAVY RAINS AND FLOODS IN THE PAST 2 WEEKS: 125 PEOPLE DEAD, 13 MILLION PEOPLE AFFECTED. 35 DISTRICTS OUT OF 64, AREAS OF 25,000 SQ.KM. AFFECTED. 370,000 HA OF CROP AREAS FULLY AND 391,000 HA PARTIALLY DAMAGED. 1,157 KM. OF ROADS TOTALY AND 13,345 KM. PARTIALLY DAMAGED. 35 KM. OF EMBANKMENT FULLY AND 687 KM. PARTIALLY DAMAGED. 510 BRIDGES CULVERTS DESTROYED.

12 Jul 1988 description

UNDRO 88/1428
BANGLADESH - FLOODS
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO.1

10 Jun 1987 description


UNDRO 87/1279
BANGLADESH - CYCLONIC STORM/TIDAL SURGE
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
10 JUNE 1987

1. ON 5 JUNE MIDNIGHT A DEEP DEPRESSION (PREVIOUSLY FORMED IN BAY OF BENGAL) CROSSED HATIYA, SWANDWIP, PATUAKHALI, BHOLA REGION AS A CYCLONIC STORM ACCOMPANIED BY TIDAL WAVE UP TO 6 FEET ABOVE NORMAL AND INUNDATED LOW-LYING ISLANDS.

2. HEAVY RAINS IN ENTIRE SOUTHERN REGION CAUSED FLASH FLOODS IN A FEW AREAS.

30 Sep 1986 description


UNDRO 86/2512
BANGLADESH - FLOODS
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1

30 SEPTEMBER 1986

SITUATION

1. UNDRO/UNDP RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE REPORTS SERIOUS FLOODING CAUSED BY INCESSANT RAIN DURING LAST FOUR DAYS THROUGHOUT COUNTRY. SOUTH-WESTERN DISTRICTS OF KHULNA, BAGERHAT, SATHKHIRA, PATHUAKHALI AND BARGUNA ARE REPORTED TO BE MAJOR AFFECTED AREAS AND ARE STILL UNDER RAIN WATER.

2. 3 PERSONS REPORTED KILLED AND 200,000 RENDERED HOMELESS.

NATIONAL RESPONSE

11 Aug 1986 description


UNDRO 86/1873
BANGLADESH - FLOODS
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1

11 AUGUST 1986

SITUATION

1. UNDRO/UNDP RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE DHAKA REPORTS FLOODS CAUSED BY MONSOON RAINS IN GANGES BASIN NORTH-WESTERN BANGLADESH DISTRICT OF RAJSHAHI.

2. WATER ROSE SHARPLY LAST TWO WEEKS AND FLOODED 1600 SQ MILES AFFECTING 100,000 PEOPLE. 4 PERSONS WERE REPORTED KILLED AND 48,500 ACRES OF CROPS DAMAGED. GOVT FLOOD FORECASTING COMMITTEE ANTICIPATES POSSIBILITY SIMILAR FLUSH FLOOD IN LATE AUGUST.