Low-lying areas flooded in Bagerhat
News Desk || risingbd.com
Low-lying areas of Bagerhat district have been flooded by heavy downpour. Several hundred families have been marooned in the district.
The coastal district saw an average of 93.66 millimetre rainfall in the 24 hours, which can be considered as this year’s highest in the area. Sharankhola upazila saw 240 millimetre rainfall in last 24 hours.
The Agriculture Department predicts if the rain continues it will cause more damage to fish enclosures and different crops including vegetables.
Many low-lying areas of Sharankhola were inundated and low-income group people are facing untold sufferings.
A number of roads, vast crop fields and many fish enclosures in Bagerhat have been badly damaged.