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New areas flooded in Sirajganj as Jamuna water keeps on rise

Sun Online Desk     16th August, 2017 12:18:03 printer

New areas flooded in Sirajganj as Jamuna water keeps on rise

The flood situation in Sirajganj has worsened following a rise in the Jamuna water level on Wednesday morning.

 

"The Jamuna River was flowing 146 centimetres above the danger level at Sirajganj point at 6:00 am," said executive engineer of Water Development Board (WDB) in Sirajganj Syed Hasan Imam.

 

Fresh areas were inundated as water level of the Jamuna River had risen by 19 centimetres in the last 24 hours, he added.

 

Low-lying areas of Sadar, Kajipur, Belkuchi, Chouhali and Shahjadpur upazilas remained submerged by Jamuna water since Tuesday.

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