Flood situation worsens in Natore
19 Aug 2017, 12:05
The overall flood situation in Singra upazila of Natore deteriorated on Saturday as the water of Atrai river was flowing 70cm above the danger mark.
The floodwater submerged new areas in the upazila, reports the UNB.
Many flood affected people left their houses for safe shelter.
At least seven hectares of Aman paddy have already been damaged by the floodwater.
Paddy in 800 bighas of land in Temuk Nowdapara beel went under water on Friday evening as gushing water was entering through a damaged dam in Sidhakhali river.
State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Junaid Ahmed Palak visited the flood-affected areas in the upazila and distributed relief materials among the victims on Friday.