Aman on 1900 hectares submerged as Atrai keeps surging

18 Aug 2017, 18:46

Online Desk

Natore: Aman plants on around 1900 hectares of land have been washed away by flood water in Singra upazila of the district as the Atrai River has burst its bank.
The Atrai was flowing 55 centimeters above its danger mark till Friday morning, leaving houses and crop lands on vast areas in its vicinity flooded, said Sudangshu Kumar Sarker, Executive Engineer of Water Development Board, Natore. 

“The farmers of the area brace for huge losses of crops due to the flood fury,” said Sajjad Hossian, Singra Upazila Agriculture officer.