Numerous significant streets in the capital were immersed after over 60 minutes in length overwhelming precipitation yesterday early afternoon, making workers endure.
In numerous regions, paths and by-paths were additionally mostly or completely submerged. Individuals needed to cross these streets by strolling in the midst of earth and human waste that skimmed out of sewers.
Traffic development on flyovers were additionally upset. On the Mouchak-Moghbazar flyover, water was found logged at spots.
The Bangladesh Met office said the downpour, brought about by dynamic rainstorm, began on Thursday early afternoon and has proceeded in interims till yesterday. It is probably going to rain in the city throughout the following day or two.
Dhaka saw a sum of 46mm precipitation from 12:00pm to 2:15pm, as indicated by the Met office.
The Daily Star journalists found waterlogged streets in Rajarbagh, Paltan, Nayapaltan, Motijheel, Karwan Bazar, Mirpur Road, Tejturibazar, Manipuri Para, Green street, Dhanmondi-27, Doyaganj, Chankharpul and numerous rear entryways in old Dhaka.
Individuals endured more in zones where street remodel and development work of various ventures, including the Metro Rail, were continuous.
Then again, rickshaw-pullers took advantage of the circumstance and charged high tolls notwithstanding for short separations.
Guests, officials and staff members at the Secretariat confronted obstacles, as the territory was submerged. Many were seen strolling shoeless out and about contiguous the Secretariat.
Muktar Hossain, a suburbanite, stated, “I had hung tight for about 30 minutes trusting the water would subside. In any case, there was no indication of it. Thus, I began strolling.”
After available time finished, enormous traffic full backs were made on various connection streets to the capital’s financial center point – Motijheel, which also was submerged.
Asma Jahan, a financier, said that at whatever point there is overwhelming precipitation, the traffic in the zone transforms into a wreck.
It took her one and half hour to contact her Shantinagar living arrangement from Motijheel.
“Had I strolled, I would arrive at prior however there was no degree because of water logging,” she included.
Many individuals were seen holding up at various focuses including Karwan Bazar and Farmgate to benefit open vehicle. Transports were seen loaded and moving at a moderate pace.
While riding in the midst of knee-profound water, a few motorcyclists were seen falling over on the streets, losing command over their motorbikes.
“Government officials gloat of advancement, while in following 60 minutes in length precipitation, the streets transform into waterway,” said Tousif, while pulling up his cruiser from water at the Shahjahanpur crossing point.