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Staff Correspondent: Floodwater has started receding from the tidal surge battered coastal districts, leaving a trail of devastation in the region.
However, standing crops on a vast tract of land are still under stagnant water, much to the worry of farmers.
Ferry services on different river routes also resumed on Sunday, nearly 20 hours after disruption due to inclement weather.
The bad weather caused by the depression over the Bay, has started improving as the low is moving towards west-northwesterly direction further in land and weaken gradually by giving precipitation, said Met office.
The land depression on Sunday lied over West Bengal and adjoining areas.
The rough weather has started improving and it will disappear with light rain at many places of the country, said the meteorologist at Dhaka Met office on Sunday evening.
However, maritime ports
of Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar and Mongla have been advised to keep hoisted local cautionary signal number three.
All fishing boats and trawlers over North Bay have been advised to remain in shelter until further notice, said a warning message of Met office.
The people of coastal belt, who had taken shelter in cyclone centres and on embankments, have also started returning to their homes as the floodwater receding fast, according to our correspondents.
Frustration and uncertainty have griped the poor people, particularly Sidr and Aila affected, whose houses, croplands and shrimp enclosure were washed away by the tidal surges, said the correspondents.
Activities at Mongla and Chittagong ports also resumed, said our respective correspondents.
Ferry services on Maowa-Kawrakandi and Daulodia-Paturia river routes resumed on Sunday after a long suspension due rough weather.