Bangladesh - Landslide (BMD, Local Media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 25 July 2017)

  • Heavy rain in Bangladesh over the past few days has led to several landslides.

  • According to local media, as of 25 July at 7.00 UTC, at least four people have been killed in the districts of Sadar and Cox's Bazar (Chittagong division).

  • Over the next 24 hours, thunderstorms and locally heavy rain are forecast for the southern areas of the country, including the already affected ones. The Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) has issued a warning for risk of new landslides in the Chittagong hilly areas.