After incessant rains in Bangladesh, there has been a flood-like situation. Bangladesh officials have said that 25 people have died and millions of homes have been submerged due to the floods.
After incessant rains in Bangladesh, there has been a flood-like situation. The water level of major rivers of Bangladesh is increasing continuously. Bangladesh officials have said that 25 people have died and millions of homes have been submerged due to the floods. The flood situation is expected to worsen in Lalmonirhat, Kurigram, Nilphamari and Rangpur districts of northern Bangladesh.
40 lakh people trapped in floods
The news agency AFP reports that about 4 million people are stranded due to the floods. The Bangladesh government had to bring in the army to help the victims. In the last 24 hours, at least 21 people have died due to lightning due to the storm. Along with this, four people have died due to landslide in Chittagong.
Sylhet airport closed due to floods
Sylhet region’s chief government administrator Musharraf Hussain has said that the flood situation has worsened since the morning of June 18. More than 40 lakh people are trapped in the flood waters and almost the entire area is without electricity. Bangladesh’s third largest international airport Sylhet had to be closed due to floods.
Heavy rain expected in next two days
Meteorologists say that there is a possibility of heavy rain in Bangladesh and North-East India in the next two days. In such a situation, the situation may worsen due to floods.