Rangpur residents suffer as roads, homes get inundated after record rain

Sun Online Desk

27th September, 2020 02:40:44 printer

Rangpur residents suffer as roads, homes get inundated after record rain

Residents in Rangpur are suffering as rain-induced waterlogging has inundated many city streets and areas.

According to the Met office, 433mm rain was recorded in the city in 24 hours from 10:00pm on Saturday to 10:00am on Sunday.

As a result, around 50 thousand people living in the Rangpur City Corporation area have been marooned.

Mulatol, Kamarpara, Kamalkasna, Babu Khan, Shahipara, Habibnagar, City Bazar, Dhap, Hajipara, Amangsukukrul, Munsipara, Barkatia Masjid, Gomastapara, Rangpur Central Bus Terminal, in front of Rangpur Kotwali Police Station, Tatipara, Rabartsonganj and Masuapara were inundated after the rain.

Many of the areas went under knee-deep water, and residents became marooned.

Slum dwellers were the worst sufferers as rainwater entered into their houses. Many were seen removing water from inside their houses.

Many dwellers blamed the authorities concerned for the situation.


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