19 chars in 3 unions flooded in Natore as Padma continues to rise

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More than,19 chars in 3 unions of Lalpur Upazila of Natore district has submerged as Padma River continued to swell, and causing immense sufferings to the residents of the areas.

Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Ummul Banin Duty told that 3 shelter homes have opened and the flood victims were asked to move there.

Ummul Banin said that farmers in the more affected areas are counting losses as their sugarcane field and cropland were inundated.

He said that 500 flood-affected families in Lalpur union received 15 kg rice each as relief, but it’s not enough.

Assistant engineer of Natore Water Development Board and Awami League leader Asad told that the water level of Padma will continue to rise till 5/6 October.

The flood situation has been worsening for the last several days following the rise of the Padma water level.

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