Major rivers cross danger level at 18 more points across country

Publish: 6:36 PM, July 27, 2019 | Update: 6:36:PM, July 27, 2019

DHAKA,  – Major rivers crossed danger marks at 18 more points across the country, according to a bulletin of Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) issued here today.

Water levels at 32 river stations monitored by Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) have marked rise while 59 stations recorded fall.

All the major rivers are in falling trend except the Kushiyara, the bulletin said adding there is chance of heavy rainfall in the South-Eastern
and South-Centeral 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 forecast added. The
existing flood situation throughout the country may improve in next 24 hours, it added

Among the 93 monitored stations, water levels at two river stations have been registered steady, the bulletin added.

The Surma at Kanaighat and Sunamganj, the Kushiyara at Amalshid, Sheola and Sherpur- Sylhet, the Titas at B.Baria, the Dharla at Kurigram, the Ghagot at Gaibandha, the Brahmaputra at Chilmari, the Jamuna at Fulchari, Bahadurabad, Sariakandi, Kazipur and Sirajganj, the Gur at Singra, the Atrai at Baghabari, the Dhaleswari at Elasin and the Padma at Goalundo are flowing above danger level 41cm, 7cm, 44cm, 26cm, 24cm, 24cm, 19cm, 20cm, 17cm, 41cm, 38cm, 19cm, 16cm, 6cm, 8cm, 22cm, 41cm and 8cm respectively.