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Water levels in 61 rivers rise, 41 fall

Published : 01 Jul 2022 10:45 PM | Updated : 02 Jul 2022 04:07 PM

Water levels at 61 river stations monitored by Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) have marked rise while 41stations recorded fall.

Among the 109 monitored river stations, seven have been registered steady while water levels at eight stations are flowing above the danger level, a bulletin issued by the FFWC said Friday.

The Dharla at Kurigram, the Brahmaputra at Hatia, the Surma at Kanaighat, the Kushiyara at Amalshid and Sheola, the Old Surma at Derai, the Baulai at  Khaliajuri and the Someswari at Kalmakanda are flowing above the danger level by 06cm, 21cm, 64cm, 84cm, 32cm, 17cm, 03cm and 38 cm respectively.

Significant rainfall was recorded at some stations in different districts during the last 24 hours ending at 9 am today, the bulletin added.

A total of 122 mm (millimeter) rainfalls were recorded at Jariajanjail and 53mm at Lalakhal (Sylhet). 

Significant rainfalls (mm) recorded during last 24 hours in Sikkim, Arunachal, Assam, Meghalaya and Tripura regions of North-East India, the bulletin added.

A total of 41mm rainfalls were recorded at Cherrapunji (Meghalaya), 109mm at Jalpaiguri (West Bangal) and 98 mm at Dibrugarh (Assam). 

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