Bangladesh flooding - 2004
- 70% of country is less than 1m above sea level
- most densely populated country with 180 million people
- Mega Delta - 53 rivers emptying into Bay of Bengal
- Annual monsoon - snow melts
- More violent monsoon due to global warming caused more snow to melt and ground to become saturated.
- Urbanisation caused surface run off.
- Deforestation stopped interception allowing water to make it to river…