Flood situation in Sirajganj has worsened as Jamuna River continues to swell above the danger level leaving at least one lakh people marooned.
The Jamuna is flowing 61 cm above the danger level in Sirajganj, deputy-assistant engineer Zakir Hossain of the Water Development Board told UNB on Thursday.
Sirajganj Sadar, Shahzadpur, Kazipur, Chowhali and Belkuchi have been the hardest hit upazilas, he added.
As usual, low-lying areas and croplands have mostly been affected by the flood.
A huge portion of croplands has also been submerged adding to the miseries of the flood-hit people.