Three days of heavy rain resulted in deadly flooding in Chittagong, forcing residents to find higher ground. In a 12-hour period on Tuesday, 15.75 inches of rain deluged the city.
Police and local officials say that flooding caused by monsoonal rainfall has killed more than 100 people in southeastern Bangladesh, according to the Washington Post . More people are presumed dead as many more are still missing.
Chittagong is the country's second biggest city, located on the Bay of Bengal, close to the border of Myanmar.
CNN reports that flights to and from the city were impossible for a period of time as part of a runway was flooded. Many roads and railways were unable to function due to high water.
The rain caused mudslides, burying and trapping people in their tin-roof homes.
Hundreds of thousands of people were evacuated but are still unable to reach their homes as floodwaters slowly recede.
A significant wind event is ongoing across Ireland and the United Kingdom and will spread over northern Europe through Friday.
An ice storm, which could be the worst to hit the United States in years, is unfolding across portions of the southern Plains late this week.
A swath of snow and wintry mix with slippery travel will develop from Oklahoma City to St. Louis, Indianapolis, Pittsburgh and Albany, N.Y., prior to the weekend.
An ice storm will affect millions of people into Friday and threaten to cut power for hundreds of thousands from northern Texas to western Kentucky.
Despite the mild air through midweek, the city is experiencing a drastic temperature drop to end the week.
The city will see snow a few times in the coming days as temperatures plummet.
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