The water level in the major rivers of the Meghna Basin in the north-east of the country is rising, which may continue for the next 24 hours, the Meteorological Department said.
Meanwhile, southwest monsoon winds have now advanced to Chittagong, Barisal, Dhaka, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions. It will spread all over the country in a day or two. As a result, there is a possibility of heavy rain from Friday. The rain has started intermittently in most parts of the country.
According to meteorologists, monsoon winds are now active over Bangladesh. As a result, it will rain all over the country except the northern region. Now the southeast is becoming more towards the middle. It will spread further. It will spread across the country by next Friday. The result may be heavy rain.
The weather forecast for the next 24 hours from 9 am on Wednesday said that there may be temporary gusts and thundershowers in Dhaka, Mymensingh, Barisal, Chittagong and Sylhet divisions and in some parts of Rajshahi, Rangpur and Khulna divisions. At the same time, there may be moderate to heavy rains in some parts of the country. Besides, day and night temperatures across the country will remain almost unchanged.
The highest rainfall of 111 mm has been recorded in Tentulia in the last 24 hours till 8 am yesterday. Besides, 10 mm rain was recorded in Dhaka, 25 mm in Comilla, 20 mm in Chandpur, 55 mm in Bogra, 18 mm in Dinajpur, 28 mm in Syedpur, 39 mm in Chuadanga, 13 mm in Barisal, 18 mm in Patuakhali and 15 mm in Bhola.
In addition, the flood forecast and warning center yesterday said that the water level of the Brahmaputra, Jamuna and Padma rivers is increasing, which may continue for the next 48 hours. The water level in the major rivers of the Meghna Basin in the north-east of the country is rising, which may continue for the next 24 hours.
At least 11 people have been killed and at least 18 others injured when a residential building collapsed in Mumbai, the capital of Maharashtra, India. Indian media outlet NDTV reported that eight of the dead were children.
A multi-storey building collapsed in Mumbai’s Malad area on Wednesday night, NDTV reported. The building collapsed on a nearby slum.
Local officials fear many people may still be trapped under the rubble. The rescue operation is continuing.
Government officials in the country say rescue workers have evacuated people from a three-story building next door. The condition of that building is not good either. There is a fear that the building may collapse at any time.
It is learned that the locals are working with the rescue team. The injured rescued from the spot are being treated at a hospital in Kandivali.
A doctor at Kandivali Hospital said at least 18 people were injured in the building collapse. From there, 11 people were brought to the hospital dead. The accident happened around 11:10 pm on Wednesday.