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Water levels in 21 rivers rise, 83 fall

Published : 28 Jun 2022 11:22 PM | Updated : 29 Jun 2022 01:44 PM

Water levels at 21 river stations monitored by Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) have marked rise while 83 stations recorded fall.

Among the 109 monitored stations, five river stations have been registered steady while water levels at six stations are flowing above the danger level, a bulletin issued by the FFWC said on Tuesday.

The Surma at Kanaighat, the Kushiyara at Amalshid and Sheola, the Old Surma at Derai, the Someswari at Kalmakanda and the Titas at Brahmanbaria are flowing above danger level by 63cm, 134cm, 45cm, 10cm, 22cm and 15cm respectively.

Significant rainfall was recorded at some stations in different districts during the last 24 hours ending at 9 am Tuesday, the bulletin added.

A total of 170mm (millimetre)  rainfall was recorded at Chattak (Sylhet).

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