Flood situation of the district has worsened as more areas are being submerged causing untold sufferings to the people.
Transport movement on Dhaka-Srinagar-Dohar route remained suspended as floodwater inundated Balasur area of Srinagar upazila.
The water of the river Dhaleswari is flowing 17cms while Padma 92cms above the danger levels this (Thursday) morning. According to the local administration, 1,097 families have become marooned only in Tongibari upazila due to flood. District administration with the help of army distributed 10 kgs of rice to each of the affected families in Tongibari upazila on Tuesday. The government has allocated 1,893 mts of rice for the flood-affected people of the district.
Meanwhile, erosion by the river has taken a serious turn in last 24 hours in the Tongibari upazila rendering some 69 families homeless.