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,
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)