50,000 marooned in Kurigram as flood state of affairs worsens

Environment Desk, Ashik Khan, Dhaka Office: Alltimenews.com:- The water degree within the Brahmaputra, Teesta, Dharla and Dudhkumar rivers swelled further these days due to onrush of water from hills and relentless rainfall for the previous few days.

Locals stated low-lying areas in 25 unions beneath Sadar, Bhurungamari and Nageshwari upazilas were flooded, leaving 50,000 humans marooned.

Officials at Bangladesh Water Development Board said the Dharla River was flowing 28 cm above its danger level. Besides, the water degree within the Brahmaputra went up via 35 cm, at the same time as in Dudhkumar by 32 cm and in Teesta 25 cm during the last 24 hours.

Meanwhile, 10 villages in Sadar upazila went underneath water after a dam in Halokhana Sarodoba place collapsed.

 

Environment Desk,  Alltimenews.com