Physical causes of Flooding Bangledesh has a moonsoon climate which means most places receive between 1800 to 2600mm of rainfall a year, but over 80%of its falls from May to September Bangledesh is a low, flat country – 80% of it is at less than 6 metres above sea levels , so it is easilly flooded
human causes of Flooding Deforestataion The population of Nepal is increasing. Trees have been cleared in foothills of the Himalayas to make way for farming and housing. This has increased the speed at which water flows into the rivers . As a result , eroision and the amount of material carrried by the rivers have increased.
Primary affects • 2000 drowned people in the moonsoon season in 1998. 2000 drowned people in the moonsoon season in 1998. 70% of the country is flooded in moonsoon season.
Secondary effects One of the most commun diesease is Bangladesh diaprerai Snake bits is one most commun ways to die in Bangladesh in moonsoon season
Responses To Flooding • An immediate response is to go higher ground and stay above the water. • Some long term responses are for the government to make sure that food, drink and medical supplies should be deliver straight away. People could respond to consistent flooding by making some shelters that are high above the ground.
Long Term Responses to Flooding • They should make some flood protection like tall concrete shelters and grow some trees around the area. • They also need to create early warning systems like flags to indicate when there is some high seas so that they are better prepared for the flood.