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Water levels in 45 rivers rise, 64 fall


By BSS
Published : 23 Jun 2022 09:52 PM

Water levels at 45 river stations monitored by Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) have marked rise while 64 stations recorded fall.

Among the 109 monitored stations, water levels at 19 stations are flowing above the danger level, a bulletin issued by the FFWC said on Thursday.

The Brahmaputra at Hatia, Chilmari and Fulchari, the Jamuna at Bahadurabad, Sariakandi, Kazipur, Serajganj and Porabari, the Dharla at Kurigram, the Ghagot at Gaibandha, the Atrai at Baghbari, the Surma at Kanaighat and Sylhet, the Kushiyara at Amalshid, Sheola and Markuli, the Old Surma at Derai, the Someswari at Kalmakanda and the Titas at Brahmanbaria are flowing above danger level by 84cm, 32cm, 45cm, 44cm, 54cm, 53cm, 45cm, 40cm, 19cm, 27cm, 12cm, 99cm, 19cm, 188cm, 65cm, 11cm, 77cm,63cm and 25cm respectively.

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

A total of 72 millimeters (mm) rainfall was recorded at Madaripur and 50mm at Lalakhal (Sylhet).