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Title:Shingra embankment in danger

Bangladesh. June 16, 2015 [DrikNEWS] – River water of the Brahmaputra has risen up by 5cm to 21cm in last 24 hours affecting the Shingra embankment. Water from Ghaghot river is also on the verge of crossing the danger line. River erosion has increased in ten points of Shaghata and Fulchhari upazila. Nearly 4000 families were affected in river erosion in last two days. Water Development Board has started throwing sand bags in Shingra embankment as some of the points have encountered crack due to rise in water. The destruction of this dam would mean more than a lakh people and nearly five thousand acres of land banished in water. Photos: Quddus Alam/ DrikNEWS

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