As Ccea Geography - Case Study: The Ganges Delta, Bangladesh
Kerala flood case study - Internet Geography
Saturday, 2 April Bangladesh Case Study. Bangladesh When? July 20th Urbanisation and rapid deforestation has had a negative effect on rates of interception resulting in more water reaching the rivers. The building of dams in India has increased the problem of sedimentation in Bangladesh.
The main cause of the floods was unusually severe monsoon rains and an unusually high volume of runoff from melting snow from the snow caps of the Himalayas. These all increased the amount of surface water and the volume of water in Bangladesh two main rivers, which are very large and connect. The Ganges and the Apparatus both had more than the normal amount of water that they could carry and so were overflowing and flooding.