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Immense sufferings to people

Major parts of city roads inundated

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Staff Reporter :
Incessant rain once again inundated many parts of the major roads in the capital city on Wednesday causing untold sufferings to the commuters and local residents and severe traffic congestion for several hours.
Kalshi Road in the capital near Journalist Housing Society went under waist-deep water and the roads of the Journalist Housing Society were being submerged though these roads recently developed a lot.
Most parts of the capital, including Mirpur-10 intersection, Kazipara, Shewrapara, Karwanbazar, Fakirapool, Gulistan,
Goran, Jurain, Dayaganj and Gendaria were flooded due to continuous rain for more than one and a half hours.
Traffic movements on Mirpur Road from Dhanmondi stretching up to Gabtoli, Mirpur-10 intersection, Mohammadpur Town Hall Kancha Market area, Gulshan, Mohakhali, Kuril Bishwa Road, Airport Road were partially halted and remained under water in some of the places due to water logging.
The Met office on Wednesday recorded 45 mm rainfall till 10 am, Meteorologist Nizhum Rokeya Ahmed said.
She said, the rainy weather is likely to persist till Thursday throughout the country.
The river ports across the country have been asked to hoist local cautionary signal no. 1 (One).
Rain and thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind at a speed 45-60 km/h and lightning flashes are likely to occur over the regions of Rajshahi, Rangpur, Pabna, Bogra, Tangail, Mymensingh, Dhaka, Faridpur, Madaripur Jessore, Kushtia, Khulna, Barisal, Patuakahli, Noakhali, Comilla, Chittagong, Cox's Bazar and Sylhet districts, the met office said.

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