Major rivers cross danger level at 18 more points across country

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 SouthEastern

and SouthCenteral 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.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)