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.

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