Tornado Yaas: fish ranchers in Patuakhali taking a gander at Tk 55cr misfortune

Fish of 7,585 lakes and ghers have been washed away by flood because of Cyclone Yaas in Patuakhali. This has caused Tk 55.44 crore monetary misfortune to the fish ranchers. 

Patuakhali District Fisheries Department has educated the higher specialists to 

As per the Water Development Board, an enormous space of ​​Patuakhali has been immersed because of the effect of Cyclone Yaas. The flows of the primary waterways have streamed over the risk level of 74 cm, which is more contrasted with a year ago's Cyclone Amphan – bringing about flooding of a few fish cultivates in Kalapara, Rangabali and Galachipa upazilas. 

As indicated by the District Fisheries Office, 1,742 lakes and 605 ghers in Kalapara Upazila, 1,167 lakes and 63 ghers in Dashmina, 1,142 lakes and 123 ghers in Baufal, 755 lakes in Sadar, 308 lakes and 850 ghers in Rangabali, 185 lakes and 40 ghers in Mirzaganj, 105 lakes in Galachipa and 500 lakes in Dumki have been overwhelmed. 

Chalitabunia UP Chairman Zahidur Rahman said, the region is powerless and unprotected as the dike was obliterated quite a while past. 

The whole association has been immersed with flowing water as the dike has not been fixed. Fish in lakes and ghers have been washed away. Fish ranchers need monetary help, he said. 

Rangabali Upazila Nirbahi Officer Md Mashfaqur Rahman said that water has entered the territory through dike because of extreme flowing pressing factor. Subsequently, numerous lakes and ghers in the space have been lowered and the fish have been washed away. 

Patuakhali District Fisheries Officer Mollah Emdadullah said at any rate 7585 lakes and ghers' fish worth Tk 55.44 crore have been washed away in Patuakhali. The rundown of influenced fish ranchers has been shipped off the higher specialists. Once allotted, it will be dispersed among the ranchers, he said.