China News Service, June 20 (Xinhua) According to comprehensive foreign media reports, Bangladeshi officials said heavy monsoon rains hit the country and caused flooding.

Over the past weekend, at least 25 people died from lightning strikes or landslides, leaving millions trapped or homeless in the low-lying northeast.

On June 18, local time, in Sylhet, Bangladesh, torrential rain caused extensive flooding in the northeastern part of the country, and people waded to seek shelter.

  Bangladesh's Minister of Disaster Management and Relief Enamur Rahman said on the 19th that it is difficult to fully assess the extent of the damage caused by the floods due to the interruption of communication, especially in the hard-hit Sylhet and Sunamganj areas. .

  At the same time, the Indian state of Assam, which is adjacent to Bangladesh, was also affected by floods.

The Assam Disaster Management Department said in a statement on the 19th that at least eight people had died due to flooding in the past 24 hours.

Floods and landslides have killed at least 62 people in the state since April.

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