Natural Calamities In Bangladesh

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Natural Calamities in Bangladesh Or, Natural Disasters in Bangladesh Introduction: Bangladesh is one of developing countries of south-east Asia. It is visited by different natural calamities almost every year. Our fate is that we have to survive by fighting against reoccurring natural calamities. Ours is a life of great challenge indeed. Causes of natural calamities: the world climate is undergoing a rapid and major change day by bay with a negative effect for human habitation on earth. This change in climate is giving rise to a dreadful effect called green house effect. This green house effect is increasing the heat in the atmosphere and releasing poisonous gas all around. It is most dreadful for human as well as other living beings. This…show more content…
Cyclone or storm hits our land almost every year in summer or in late autumn. It is caused by the low depression created due to the intensive heat of the sun in the Bay of Bengal. This depression ultimately results in a sever cyclonic storm. Then it advances rapidly and hits the off-shore islands. Sometimes cyclone is attended with tidal bore. In 1991, Bangladesh was attacked by terrible cyclone accompanied by tidal bore. The havoc caused by cyclone is beyond description. It destroys almost everything that comes within its sweep. Houses and buildings are blown down, giant trees are uprooted. Thousands of people are swept away by the strong current of the water of the tidal bore and countless cattle are killed. Loss of property runs to hundreds of cores of taka. People who survive lose all their belongings and live a sub-human life. It also endangers ships and steamers, capsizes boats and launches and kills men and cattle. People suffer greatly for want of pure drinking water. There prevails obnoxious odor of the rotten human bodies and carcasses all around. In 2007, a most devastating cyclone calls ‘sidr’ swept over the coastal belts of Bangladesh and caused untold destruction to life and…show more content…
Is occurs in summer. It causes damage to crops almost every year. The chopping of trees at random is the main cause of drought. The irrigating system is not much developed in our country. Besides, the “Farakka barrage” of India across the Ganges has created a serious problem of Bangladesh. The overflow of the Ganges water causes server floods which inundate Bangladesh and the underflow causes extreme drought which brings in famine. They both are damaging the economic base of Bangladesh and affecting the ecological balance of the

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