Incessant rains: Parts of Chattogram city go under water

Sun Online Desk

6th June, 2021 05:59:40 PM printer

Incessant rains: Parts of Chattogram city go under water

 

Despite repeated assurances from the authorities concerned to end waterlogging, parts of Chattogram port city witnessed a severe waterlogging on Sunday as previous years.

Witnesses said incessant rains since morning inundated different parts of the port city.

Important roads in Chawkbazar, Jamal Khan, Agrabad, Boro Pole, Choto Pole, Halishahar, Patenga, EPZ, Prabartak Intersection, Bahaddarhat, Muradpur, Bakolia, Sholoshohor, Dampara and many low-lying areas got waterlogged, causing immense sufferings to the city dwellers.

Those who came out of their homes to join   daily works in the morning were the worst sufferers as rainwater entered many vehicles, creating traffic jams on the city streets.

According to the local met officer, 30.8 mm of rainfall was recorded in the city from 9 am on Saturday to 9 am on Sunday, and the rain is likely to continue for a few more days.

(UNB)

 


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