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60,000 people marooned in Mongla

Published : Monday, 27 May, 2024 at 1:48 PM  Count : 552

60,000 people marooned in Mongla

60,000 people marooned in Mongla

Cyclone Rimal has caused extensive damage in Bagerhat's Mongla. The heavy rain with gusty wind which started since Sunday night, is still continue.

According to upazila project implementation officer Md Jafor Rana, at least 8,000 houses were damaged and several tree were uprooted during the storm. Electric poles also fell down.

Sixty-thousand people marooned as 10 to 12 villages were flooded with water. Still, around 30,000 people, including children and women, are at shelter centres.
Besides, around 2,000 shrimp enclosure were flooded with water at different places, said upazila fisheries officer Anjon Bishwas.
60,000 people marooned in Mongla

60,000 people marooned in Mongla

Meanwhile, power outage in the whole area since Sunday morning.

On Sunday night, embankments in several areas of Bagerhat were breached, inundating villages with tidal waters.

Deputy Commissioner Md. Khalid Hossain confirmed the preliminary data, indicating that 10,000 families have been stranded and 45,000 homes have been destroyed.


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