After Chhayar Haor in Sunamganj’s Derai upazila, Halir Haor in Jamalganj upazila is next in line to be submerged, as the dyke in Ahsanmara area in the upazila got damaged on Monday night.
While there was no forecast of excessive rainfall or flash flood, a dyke broke at Chhayar Haor of Sunamganj and Netrokona yesterday, raising the urgency to finish harvesting the Boro paddy before...
Farmers in the haors are now busy harvesting Boro paddy as the sky was clear and no flash flood was forecasted anytime soon.
As most crop protection levees are on the verge of collapse due to flash floods, haor farmers in the north-eastern districts are harvesting ripe and half-ripe Boro paddy with combine harvesters.
Nor’westers lashed many parts of the country, including the capital and its adjacent districts, early yesterday, killing at least five people.
At least four persons were killed as nor'westers lashed Barishal, Chattogram and Manikganj districts this (April 20, 2022) morning.
Farmers in haor areas continue to harvest half-ripe Boro fearing more flash floods triggered by torrential rain in the north-eastern districts of Bangladesh and in India’s Meghalaya.
Another haor in Sunamganj’s Derai upazila -- Huramandira -- has been inundated after an adjacent levee broke due to excessive pressure of water.
The government has decided to not construct any more surface roads in Haor areas.
Weeks after the first blow of early flash flood, another flood started inundating crops in a haor in Sunamganj yesterday.