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 46 river stations monitored by Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) have marked rise while 43 stations recorded fall.

The Brahmaputro, Dharla, Teesta, Ghaghot and Surma-Kushiyara rivers are in rising trend, while the Ganges-Padma rivers are in falling trend, the FFWC bulletin said adding The Brahmaputra and Surma Kushiyara rivers may continue rising, while the Ganges-Padma Rivers may continue falling in next 24 hours.

The Jamuna river may remain steady in the next 24 hours.

Flood situation in Gaibandha, Jamalpur, Bogra, Tangail, Serajganj, Manikganj, Rajbari, Faridpur and Munshiganj districts may remain unchanged, while flood situation in Sylhet and Sunamganj may deteriorate to some extent.

Among the 93 monitored stations, water level at four river stations have

been registered steady, the bulletin added.

The Surma at Kanaighat, Sylhet and Sunamganj, the Kushiyara at Amalshid, Sheola and Sherpur- Sylhet, the Titas at B.Baria, the Meghna at Chandpur, the Dharla at Kurigram, the Ghagot at Gaibandha, the Brahmaputra at Chilmari, the Jamuna at Fulchari, Bahadurabad, Sariakandi, Kazipur, the Atrai at Baghabari, the Dhaleswari at Elasin, the Padma at Goalundo are flowing above danger level 83cm, 8cm, 45cm, 13cm, 28cm, 28cm, 20cm, 5cm, 41cm, 18cm, 22cm, 33cm,

35cm, 13cm, 9cm, 40cm, 54cm and 18cm respectively.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)