Water World | The effects of Climate Change in Bangladesh
The effects of climate change-rising sea levels and sea surface temperatures which result in greater instances of low pressures in the Bay of Bengal-have made vulnerable the lives and livelihoods not only of people of coastal area but also great threatens to city like Chittagong and Khulna,two major ports and business cities of Bangladesh.
The Port city of Chittagong experienced high tidal waves due to low over the Bay of Bengal. Low lying areas of the city especially Chaktai, Khatungonj, Bakolia, Badurtola and Agrabad CDA areas were inundated due to the surge. Businesses in the country's one of the largest wholesale markets, Khatungonj, were feared to count losses in crores (millions) as the shopkeepers could not save their goods from the sudden surge.
Photo documentary / Photo journal Story by Bangladesh DrikNEWS Photojounalist Jashim Salam (Hits: 165140)
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