Water levels of 48 rivers rise, 40 fall

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DHAKA, Aug 17, 2017 (BSS) – Water levels at 48 river stations monitored by the Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) have been marked increase while 40 stations recorded fall.

Among the 90 monitored water level stations, 28 river stations are flowing above danger level, a bulletin issued by the FFWC said here today.

The Dharla at Kurigram, the Jamuneswari at Badrganj, the Ghagot at Gaibandha, the Karatoa at Chak Rahimpur, the Brahmaputra at Chilmari, the Jamuna at Bahadurabad, Sariakandi, Kazipur, Sirajganj and Aricha,

the Gur at Singra, the Atrai at Baghabari, the Dhaleswari at Elasin, the Lakhya at Lakhpur, the Chhoto Jamuna at Naogaon, the Atrai at Modebpur, the Padma at Goalundo, the Surma at Kanaighat, Sylhet and Sunamganj, the Kushiyara at Amalshid, Sheola, the old Surma at Derai, the Kangsha at Jariajanjail and the Titas at Brahmanbaria are flowing above danger level 54cm, 127cm, 73cm, 24cm, 64cm, 121cm, 122cm, 154cm, 152cm, 72cm, 49cm, 99cm, 107cm, 36cm, 82cm, 77cm, 93cm, 34cm, 2cm, 81cm, 20cm, 36cm, 56cm, 58cm, 2cm, 27 cm, 120 and 23 cm respectively.

The Jamuna, Ganges-Padma rivers are in rising trend while the Brahmaputra Surma-Kushiyara are in falling trend.

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