ISLAMABAD, June 20 (Alliance News): At least 41 people were displaced as a result of the floods in Bangladesh and India after the monsoon rains.
According to foreign media, floods are a constant threat to millions of people in the low -lying areas of Bangladesh, but experts say their number and horror are increasing due to climate change.
Due to the continuous rains last week, the vast northeastern areas of Bangladesh have been submerged, after which troops have been deployed to evacuate families from neighboring areas and locations.
Schools have been turned into relief shelters so that the river’s closure can be arranged for the residence of people living in rivers within a few hours because all these people have lost their homes. –
The whole family of Lokman lives in Komapani Ganj and said that by Friday morning the whole village was submerged in water and we were all trapped.
The 23 -year -old added that after waiting for the entire day of the house, a neighbor saved us from a temporary boat, my mother said he had never seen such a flood in his entire life.
Asma Akhtar, another woman who was rescued from the rising water, said that her family could not eat food for two days, the water climbed so fast that we could not bring anything of our own and when everything was under water, you were something. How can you cook too?
Police officials told AFP that lightning caused by the torrential rains has killed at least 21 people at various places in South Asian country since Friday afternoon.
Local police chief Mizan -ur -Rehman said they included three children aged 12 to 14, who died of lightning in the Nandil rural town on Friday.
Police Inspector Noorul Islam told AFP that four more people were killed in a landslide on houses on the hill in Chittagong.
On the other hand, heavy rains and floods in India’s remote Meghalaya have also killed at least 16 people since Thursday. State Chief Minister Conrad Sangma wrote on Twitter that the landslide and water levels in the river rise. The roads were sank from.
More than 18 million people have been affected by floods after five days of continuous rains in Assam state.
Assam Chief Minister Hamanta Baswa Winter told reporters that he had directed the district officials to provide all the necessary support and relief to the people trapped in the flood.
Musharraf Hussain, Chief Government Administrator of the Sylhet Region, told AFP that the rains in Bangladesh temporarily improved the situation, but the flood situation worsened on Saturday morning.
He said the situation was bad, more than 4 million people were trapped in flood water, almost the entire region was deprived of electricity.
The country’s third largest international airport had to close on Friday in the Bangladesh city of Sylhet due to floods.
People living around the state capital were partially passing through the road to the waist along the roads attached to the cars.
Heavy rains in Bangladesh and the floods are worsening in the two days in the northeast of India, and in the upper parts of India, the situation is worsening