TRIPOLI, Lebanon: Heavy rainfall took northern citizens by surprise Tuesday, inundating
streets and causing flooding.
This time floodwater again hit the villages, inundating
at least 44 houses," head of Mentulik village head Tionsu said.
The wind-driven surge of height 5-7 feet above the normal astronomical tide is inundating
the low-lying areas in Cox's Bazar, Chittagag, Noakhali, Feni, Laxmipur, Bhola, Barisal, Patuakhali, Barguna, Chandpur, Pirozpur, Jhalakathi, Bagerhat, Khulna, Satkhira and their off shore islands and chars," a met office spokesman told Gulf News.
The floods hit Pakistan more than two weeks ago, beginning in the northwest before spreading down the country and inundating
thousands of villages.
It first struck the western province of Baluchistan on July 22 before inundating
the worst-hit Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.
10 -- Widespread rains and heavy downpour washed away a small dam near Uthal, Balochistan inundating
at least five villages and leaving three persons dead on Monday.
The River Jamuna breached its banks this week, inundating
much of Sirajganj, a small town 65 miles north-west of the national capital Dhaka.
With the Internet and graphic intensive applications inundating
small businesses and home offices, the demand for Fast Ethernet products at a consumer level has grown.
Flood water is raging ahead inundating
villages and crops in district Chiniot and land routes of over 100 villages of this district stand disconnected from other parts of the country.
A dyke of Faridabad broke off due to flood in River Ravi inundating
standing crops on thousands of acres of land.