Floods may hit 10 districts again

  • আপডেট টাইম : August 16 2020, 15:58
Floods may hit 10 districts again

Amdadul Haque:

Some 10 districts in the the low-lying areas of the north and central parts of the country may be flooded again in the next five day.

While people are preparing to deal with the flood damage, there are fears of another flood situation.

Flood Forecasting and Warning Center Executive Engineer of Water Development Board (WDB) Arifuzzaman Bhuiyan said that the water level of Brahmaputra and Jamuna river is increasing. The Ganges and Padma river water may also increase.

In this situation, the water level at Chilmari in Kurigram district, Sariakandi in Bogra district, Fulchhari in Gaibandha district, Sirajganj and Kazipur in Sirajganj district, Bahadurabad in Jamalpur district, Elasin in Tangail district and Aricha Point in Manikganj district may cross the danger level in the next 5 days.

The water level of Ganga and Padma river may rise at Goaland Point in Rajbari district, Bhagyakul point in Munshiganj district and Sureshwar point in Shariatpur district.

As a result, the water level at Goaland Point in Rajbari district may cross the danger line within the next 24 hours.

Besides, water level at Bhagyakul point in Munshiganj district and Sureshwar point in Shariatpur district may cross the danger line by August 18.

Meanwhile, the water levels of the rivers around Dhaka may remain stable. In Narayanganj, the water level of Shitalakshya River r may rise. The water level of Turag river at Mirpur point and Dhaleshwari river at Rekabi Bazar point may rise also. There is a possibility of flood in the lower part of Dhaka this week.

This time short-term flood conditions are created at the end of June and medium-term floods in early July. That effect is still there.

The meteorological office said that rainfall will increase. Rainfall is also increasing in Assam and Meghalaya of India. Due to which the water level of the rivers in the interior of the country is also expected to increase.

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