Thursday, March 12, 2015

Composition on Flood in Bangladesh


Bangladesh is a land of rivers. Her lands are also low-lying. So floods visit this country almost every year. It causes great damage to men and property.  It is the most dangerous calamity in Bangladesh.

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What floods is:

The excessive overflow of water that carries away the house, uproots trees and plants and damages crop is called flood.

Cause of flood:

There are many causes of the floor. They are heavy rainfall, tidal waves, terrible storm, earthquakes, snow neither etc. We generally think that flood is a cause of God. But it is mainly caused by a heavy shower of rain. During Monsoon, the heavy downpour swells the river water. This excess water overflows the banks of our river as cause and floods.

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Flood cause heavy damage to our life and property. It washes away villages and towns. Crops are damaged, trees are uprooted. Human beings, cattle, and other domestic animals pass their days with unlimited suffering many people are rendered homeless. The people suffer from lack of pure drinking water. The road goes underwater and all the communications are suspended. People take shelter from the high road, schools, and colleges.

After the effect of a flood:

After the effect of the flood are very dangerous. People don't get pure drinking water. So various kinds of water-borne diseases like cholera, diarrhea, dysentery, typhoid breaks out in an epidemic form in flood-affected areas. As a result, many people die of them. Feminine also breaks out in those areas.  Prices of daily necessaries go higher up. The farmers face new problem due to the destruction of the cattle. effects of flood are very Good effect of the flood: there are some good effects of the flood. It brings silt and makes the land fertile.

Flood in Bangladesh:

Flood in Bangladesh brings a terrible misfortune. The people of Bangladesh can't forget the terrible floods that occurred in 1954, 1955, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1970, 1974, 1980, 1984, 1987, 1988 and 1998. The flood of 1988 was dangerous. The centuries worst and dangerous flood occurred in 1998. It lasted for more than two months. The whole country went under water and standing crops were damaged. But the people and the government faced this calamity with patience and courage.


Flood is a national problem of Bangladesh. So, our government should take permanent steps to minimize losses caused by flood.