Water levels in 30 rivers rise, 63 fall


Water levels at 30 river stations monitored by Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) have marked rise while 63 stations recorded fall, reports BSS. Major rivers crossed danger marks at 13 more points across the country, according to a bulletin of Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) issued here today.

All the major rivers are in falling trend except the Kushiyara, the FFWC bulletin added there is chance of heavy rainfall in the South-Eastern and South-Central parts of Bangladesh in next 24 hours. All the major rivers may fall except the Kushiyara and the rivers of Southern parts of the country in next 24 hours. The existing flood situation throughout the country may improve in next 24 hours.

The Surma at Kanaighat, the Kushiyara at Amalshid, Sheola and Sherpur- Sylhet, the Titas at Brahmanbaria, the Ghagot at Gaibandha, the Brahmaputra at Chilmari, the Jamuna at Fulchari and Bahadurabad, the Gur at Singra, the Atrai at Baghabari, the Dhaleswari at Elasin and the Padma at Goalundo are flowing above danger level 20cm, 35cm, 27cm, 23cm, 21cm, 1cm, 6cm, 27cm, 20cm, 14cm, 16cm, 34cm, and 3cm respectively.