Water receding slowly in flood-hit northeast Bangladesh
BY JULHAS ALAM AND WASBIR HUSSAIN
This article was originally published by Associated Press. An excerpt has been reposted below.
Bangladesh’s Flood Forecasting and Warning Center said water in all major rivers in the country’s northeast was receding, but downstream water levels in central and eastern parts of the country could rise over the coming day.
Aid workers said the pace of decline in water levels in the northeast was very slow.
“Yes, it’s going down, but the pace is insignificant,” said Tanvir Rahman Dhaly, an official of non-profit aid agency BRAC.
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