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Bangladesh floods recede but millions still marooned

SUNAMGANJ , Bangladesh, (AFP) – North-east Bangladesh’s worst floods in nearly 20 years began receding yesterday, but rescue workers were struggling to help millions marooned by extreme weather across the region that has killed around 60 people.

Floods are a regular menace to millions of people in low-lying Bangladesh and neighbouring northeast India, but many experts said that climate change is increasing the frequency and unpredictability.

More details on Monday’s Borneo Bulletin