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Flood hits four upazilas in Jamalpur

Published : Sunday, 14 July, 2019 at 12:00 AM  Count : 418
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Jamlpur ,July 13 :  Flash flood affected four upazilas in the district due to onrush of hilly water.
Water Development Board (WDB) sources said Jamuna was flowing 48 cm above the red mark at Bahadurabad ghat point till 12 noon on Saturday.
The affected unions are Kulkandi, Belgachha, Sapdhari, Chinaduli, Noarpara and Patharshi in Islampur Upazila, Bahadurabad, Hativanga, Chikajani, and Chukaibari in Dewanganj Upazila, Pogaldigha, Pingna and Auna in Sarishabari Upazila and Zorkhali, Charpakerdaha and Balizuri in Madarganj Upazila.
District Relief and Rehabilitation Office sources said 20 metric tonnes (MT) rice and cash Tk 50,000 in Islampur, 20 MT rice and cash Tk 50,000 in Dewanganj, 10 MT rice and cash Tk 20,000 in Madarganj, and 10 MT rice and cash Tk 20,000 were allotted.  

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