Low-lying areas of Munshiganj flooded

padmaFloodFloodwaters submerged the low-lying areas of Shreenagar, Lauhajang and Tongibari upazilas of the district on Sunday as the water level of the mighty river Padma continued to rise.

Vast tract of crop land were inundated in the areas.

Official sources said, the Padma was flowing 8 cm above the danger level at Mawa Bhagyakul point at about 9am today.
M Ruhul Amin, executive engineer of Munshiganj Water Development Board, said as per the flood forecast, the Padma may flow 11 cm above the danger level at this point by August 28.


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