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Flood situation further deteriorates in Jamalpur

Flood situation further deteriorates in Jamalpur

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JAMALPUR, June 19, 2022: The overall flood situation further deteriorated in the district as water of the mighty river Jamuna continued to rise in the district today.

Water Development Board sources said during the last 24 hours water level in the river Jamuna rose by 13 cm and was flowing 28 cm above the red mark at Bahadurabad ghat point till 3 pm.

Deputy Director (In-charge), Department of Agriculture Extension Zakia Sultana said due to rise of flood water more standing crops were submerged in the area. Flood water submerged T-Aman seed bed on 25 hectares, Aush on 215 hectares, jute on 1326 hectares, vegetable on 122 hectare and green chilly on 30 hectares of land.

Deputy Commissioner, Shrabosti Roy said Upazila administration is closely monitoring the situation.