Rain submerges parts of Chattogram city

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25th May, 2019 10:43:48 printer

Rain submerges parts of Chattogram city

Heavy rain inundated different low-lying areas of the port city on Friday night, causing sufferings to commuters.

Many low-lying areas including Muradpur, Katalganj, Batali Intersection, Sholoshahar, Nasirabad and Argabad went under knee- deep water following the 45-minute rain that started at 8:00 pm, reports UNB.

Patenga Met office recorded 35.6mm rain from 8pm to 8:45pm.

Mabud Sawdager, a resident of Sholoshahar 2 no area, said that he got stuck in knee-deep water in Katalganj area while he was going to Aturar Depot from Jamal Khan area.

Ariful Haque, a resident of Muradpur area, said that heavy rain caused waterlogging in the area and triggered huge traffic jam at Muradpur intersection.

Waterlogging has become one of the prime problems of the port city as its residents face deluge during the rainy season every year, making their lives miserable.