River erosion takes serious turn in Dimla | 2018-09-13 | daily-sun.com

River erosion takes serious turn in Dimla

    13 September, 2018 12:00 AM printer

NILPHAMARI: River erosion has taken a serious turn in Dimla upazila of the district threating to wash away the dwelling houses of at least two thousand families in Charkharibari Mouja, reports UNB.

The people of Chotokhata, Banpara, Baishpukur Char, Chatunama Bhendabari Forest Char in Dimla upazila have been affected badly as the roads and houses were submerged following the onrush of hilly water from the upstream. The only sand embankment in the area is under threat of erosion, according to locals.

“About 400 meters of the dam has already been gorged into the river,” they said.

Besides, the ten-meter approach road near dam no. four at Dohalpara point was also eroded in the river due to the rise of water in the Teesta river.