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Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 4 August 2023: The lower areas of Chittagong have been submerged in continuous rain. Sometimes the road is knee deep and sometimes the water is up to the waist. Due to this, the people who went out for urgent needs have suffered. In case of transportation, additional fare has to be calculated.
Dhaka, June 21: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today observed the flood situation in Sylhet, Sunamganj, Netrokona and adjoining areas. At that moment, the helicopter carrying her started flying in low fly mode.
Dhaka, June 21: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked residents of Sylhet divison to not worry about the floods. She said that the government has taken all kinds of measures to deal with the floods.
Dhaka, June 21: In Sylhet division, the most severe flood of the commemorative period has occurred on the hill slope coming down from the upper reaches. As a result, about 80 percent of Sylhet and Sunamganj areas have been submerged in water. Various areas of Habiganj and Moulvibazar have been inundated by the flood waters.
Dhaka, June 21: Except Habiganj, flood situation in Sylhet region may remain stable in next 24 hours. However, the flood situation in the north and central regions may deteriorate. On the other hand, the water level in the rivers of Chittagong division in the south-east is increasing. The Bangladesh Water Development Board's Flood Forecasting and Warning Center said this.
Dhaka, June 17: Due to heavy rains and downpour in the country, water of 10 rivers in the north and northeast of the country is flowing at 13 points above the danger level. Floods have already occurred in these areas due to rising river levels.
Dhaka, June 1: South-west monsoon or monsoon has come to the border of Bangladesh. By the end of the second week of June, monsoon winds are expected to spread across the country, meteorologists said.
Dhaka, May 22: The flood waters have started receding in Sylhet. The water level of Surma, Kushiyara, Dholai and Piain rivers has decreased a lot. However, despite the water shortage in these areas, the suffering of the people is increasing.
Dhaka, May 20: The flood waters caused by the hill slope have also infiltrated the educational institutions in Sylhet. Due to which the teaching activities of more than seven hundred educational institutions of the district have been stopped without any official announcement.
Dhaka, May 19: The floods in Sylhet are taking a terrible turn due to incessant rains and incessant hill slopes. The flash floods have already spread to all the upazilas of Sylhet. The amount of damage is increasing with time.
Dhaka, May 14: The water of all the rivers of the country is rising. However, the water level in the rivers of the North-East (Sylhet region) is rising rapidly. Meanwhile, the water of Surma river has crossed the danger line at Kanaighat station in Sylhet. This has created fears of floods in the northeast.
Dhaka, April 17: The government will rehabilitate the cropless farmers with fertilizers and seeds till the next borough. VGF assistance will be provided for the farmers so that they do not suffer from hunger. Agriculture Minister Dr Mohammad Abdur Razzak said this after inspecting the damaged dam at Chapati Haor in Dirai upazila of Sunamganj on Saturday.
Dhaka, April 8: Dreams of thousands of farmers have been shattered after the gates of Ghazaldoba Barrage in India were opened and heavy rains inundated their crops. Every year during the months of March and April, the river Teesta becomes dry. In the scorching sun, the people near the bank walk along the sandy Teesta. This is the first time in almost 35 years that the picture has changed.
Dhaka, October 21: The water level of the river Teesta has decreased overnight after the sudden rise in water due to the opening of all the gates on the upper slope and Ghazoldoba in India. At 9:00 am on Thursday (October 21), the Teesta Barrage flowed 40 centimeters below the danger line at Dahlia Point. Meanwhile, 44 gates have been opened to protect the barrage.
Dhaka, October 20: The Teesta River has risen sharply at Dalia Point in Nilphamari due to heavy rains and steep slopes. At 9:00 am on Wednesday (October 20), water was flowing over 60 cm danger mark (53.20 cm). At that point, the danger level is 52.60 centimeters. Water flowed below the danger level (51.40 cm) till 6:00 pm on Tuesday.