Bangladesh braces for another heavy rain spell

Bangladesh braces for another heavy rain spell


Dhaka, Jun 19 – Heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur at places of four divisions of the country due to active monsoon for 24 hours of Monday.A met office bulletin said rainfall is likely in Rangpur, Mymensingh, Sylhet and Chittagong divisions during next 24 hours commencing from 10am of Monday.

Landslide may also occur at places of the hilly regions of Sylhet and Chittagong divisions, the bulletin added.

The last spell of heavy downpour led to devastating landslides in the hill districts of the country killing at least 160 people while causing extensive flooding in the major cities of Dhaka and Chittagong. UNB and GW News Desk


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