Noakhali Correspondent, bdnews24.com
Published: 2020-05-21 00:41:54 BdST
It caused the water level to rise higher than usual leaving the ground floors of several storm shelters submerged.
bdnews24.com correspondents in Char Ishwar, Nijhum Dwip and Sonadia Union in Hatiya reported extensive damage on Wednesday.
More than 500 homes surrounding the dam in Char Ishwar Union have been flooded. But no casualties were reported as people were moved to storm shelters earlier,” said Rashed Uddin, acting chairman of Char Ishwar Union Parishad.
Several embankments were also breached in Sonadia Union.
“The homes were damaged after some dams collapsed. The flooding had started around 3pm,” said Upazila Nirbahi Officer Mohammad Rezaul Karim.