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Heavy rainfall submerges T-aman of 10,000 hectares in Netrakona
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Published :Monday, 31 August, 2015,  Time : 9:28 PM  View Count : 23
Netrakona : Heavy rainfall and onrush of hilly waters from across the border for last three days till Monday submerged transplant aman on 10,000 hectares.

Deputy director of Department of Agriculture Extension, Netrakona, said this season, a total of 1,15,790 hectares have been brought under T aman cultivation. Of which, 8,200 hectares went under water.

Meanwhile, water level of main rivers of the district like Someshwari, Kangsa, Dhalai, Fuleshwary and Pateshwary are registering a rise.

Netrakona WDB executive engineer Khushi Mohan said the River Kangsa is flowing above 100 cm while Someshwary over 70cm of the danger level respectively.  

Low-lying areas of the district town were also inundated by incessant rain for last two days, increasing sufferings of the dwellers.


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