Bangladesh fears heavy rains in Assam-Meghalaya

Assam and Meghalaya, two northeastern states of India, have been hit by heavy rains for several days. Meanwhile, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast new heavy rains in the two states.

This could lead to further deterioration of the flood situation in Bangladesh.

This has reported in the flood forecasting and warning center of the government of Bangladesh.

As a flood forecasting and warning center, the water levels of all major rivers in the country are rising. According to the weather forecast for the next 24 hours,

moderate to heavy rainfall is expected in the northern part of the country, northeast and in the foothills of Assam, Meghalaya and Himalayan foothills of India.

As a result, water levels of all major rivers including Brahmaputra-Jamuna, Ganga-Padma, Surma, Kushiyara, Teesta, Dharla and Dudhkumar may increase further in next 24 hours.

As a result, flood situation may worsen in Sylhet, Sunamganj and Netrokona, Lalmonirhat, Rangpur, Nilphamari, Kurigram, Gaibandha, Bogra, Sirajganj and Jamalpur districts in next 24 hours.

For the same reason, the Flood Forecasting and Warning Center has warned of floods in the lower parts of Tangail, Munshiganj and Shariatpur districts during this period.

Incidentally, record rains in Assam and Meghalaya in India have brought extreme misery to large areas of northeastern Bangladesh.

Sylhet and Sunamganj haveĀ  submerged for the last one week. Public life disrupted by mountain slopes and torrential rains.

šŸ’ØMillions of inhabitants in indescribable misery.

šŸ’ØIndoors and out in the water.

No food, no electricity.

The affected areas have cut off from communication. Concerned people say that at least 4 million people in Sylhet and Sunamganj haveĀ  inundated by the third phase of floods of the season.

  • Besides, two deaths have reported. One of the SSC candidatesĀ  swept away by the current. Another elderly man died of electrocution.
  • According to a report in Indian media NDTV, the flood situation in Assam has further deteriorated. In the last 24 hours, 4,291 villages in 32 districts haveĀ  newly flooded.
  • Landslides have also occurred in different parts of the state in the last few days. Many areas in the state capital Guwahati haveĀ  inundated by the rains.

šŸ’Ø Floods and landslides have killed at least 44 people so far.

Meanwhile, heavy rains have also caused severe floods in Meghalaya. Landslides caused by rains have affected two important highways in the state. As a result, the traffic has stopped there.

šŸ’ØThe floods have affected at least 5 lakh people in the state.

State Minister for Disaster Management and Relief Enamur Rahman has termed the floods in Sylhet-Sunamganj as the worst in the 122-year history.šŸ”±