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Flood situation deteriorates in Gaibandha

Title:Flood situation deteriorates in Gaibandha

Gaibandha, Bangladesh. September 07, 2015 [DrikNEWS] – Overall flood situation in the district deteriorated further with the sharp rise of the water level in the rivers of Brahmaputra, Ghagot and Karotoa inundating fresh areas here. The officials of Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) said water level of the river Brahmaputra increased by 48 cm and the Ghagot by 56 cm due to heavy downpour and onrush of hilly waters from the upstream in last 24 hours. 7 unions of the Fulchhari upazila surrounded by the Brahmaputra and Jamuna are submerged. People of the chars are facing hardships the most. Children and old are panicked. On the other hand, char people are leaving home with their domestic animals in the fear of robbers. Photos: Quddus Alam/DrikNEWS

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