Capital Dhaka and surrounding areas are experiencing heavy rain since morning. Due to continuous rain since morning, water has accumulated on many roads.
As a result, office goers and working people have suffered. Especially in the areas of Dhaka where water accumulates with little rain, waterlogging has occurred.
After six o'clock in the morning, heavy rain started. At the time of writing this report at 10 am, it was drizzling.
Road 300 feet from Bashundhara residential area of Dhaka, road from Moghbazar wireless gate to Madhubagh has been submerged in water.
The lonely road in the water. People are crossing the water with more money without finding a way. As there is less traffic, many people are crossing the road treading water on their knees.
The busiest areas of the capital, Gulshan, Badda, Kuril Bishwar Road, Sarkarbari, Kazipara, Shewrapara, Karwan Bazar, Farmgate and other areas have been flooded. Many of the workers went to the workplace wet due to rain and flooding.
It was seen on the road that those who came out with umbrellas got their upper body saved from the rain but the lower part was not saved. The lower part of the body is wet with water. Many of the low-income daily labourers, rickshaw pullers, garment workers were seen wrapping their heads with polythene to protect themselves from getting wet in the rain.
Many others have left for their respective destinations soaked in rain.
The Met Office says that it may rain in the capital today throughout the day. Also the sky may be cloudy. It may rain intermittently throughout the day in various parts of the country including Dhaka outside the capital.
The season is on. So rain can occur at any time of the day. He also said that the rain that started this morning will continue until noon. May decrease a little after noon. Chances of seeing the sun are low. It can be said that it can rain non-stop all day long.
The Meteorological Office has also informed that in the next 24 hours light to moderate rain or thunder may occur in some places of Rangpur, Rajshahi, Khulna, Barisal, Chittagong, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions temporarily with gusty winds. Along with this, there may be scattered moderate heavy rains in some parts of the country.