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Heavy rainfall fuels fear of fresh landslides

Senior Correspondent |
Update: 2017-08-12
Heavy rainfall fuels fear of fresh landslides

DHAKA: Heavy to excessive rainfall is likely across the country, including Dhaka city, as monsoon wind is active over Bangladesh. Heavy rainfall was reported from different parts of the country on Saturday (August 12).

Besides, meteorologists fear landslides in hilly areas of the country.

The Met office predicted of heavy to excessive rainfall from 10:00 am on Saturday (August 12) to the next 24 hours.  

Rangpur, Rajshahi, Mymensingh, Sylhet, Dhaka, and some places of Chittagong division may receive 44 to 88 mm.  

Meteorologist Bazlur Rashid said that landslides may be happened in hilly areas like Chittagong and Sylhet.   
BDST: 1758 HRS, AUG 12, 2017

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