11 Jun 2024, 17:16

Water levels in 27 rivers rise, 78 fall: FFWC

DHAKA, June 11, 2024 (BSS) - Water levels at 27 river stations monitored by 
Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) have marked rise while 78 
stations recorded fall.

Among the 110 monitored river stations, five have been registered steady and 
water levels at all river stations are flowing above the danger level, a 
bulletin issued by the FFWC said here today.

The Brahmaputra-Jamuna and Gange-Padma rivers are in a falling trend, which 
may continue in next 48 hours. 

Except the Khowai, the major rivers in the North-eastern region of the 
country are in a falling trend which may continue in the next 24 hours.

According to information from meteorological organisations, medium to heavy 
rainfall in the next 48 to 72 hours is expected over the Northern and 
adjoining upstream parts of the country. As a result, the Teesta, Dharla and 
Dudhkumar rivers in the Northern region of the country may rise during this 

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

A total of 65 mm rainfalls were recorded at Kamalganj (Moulvibazar) and 56mm 
at Narayanhat (Chattogram). 

During the past 24 hours, significant rainfalls (mm) were recorded in some 
states like West Bengal and Sikkim of India, the bulletin added.

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