At least a dozen people, mostly farmers in rural areas, have been killed by lightning in Bangladesh since Saturday, as monsoon rains continue to batter parts of the low-lying country, according to officials and news reports. Water Development Board official Rabiul Islam said about 40,000 people have been affected, mostly due to their homes being submerged underwater.

25% Off Select Columbia Clothing and Outwear at EasternMountainSports. Shop Now! While Supplies Last!

More videos

euronews 21 Aug 2019 16:05 CEST