Bangladesh Flood: Water levels of 54 rivers rise, 38 fall
05:32 PM, July 15, 2017 / LAST MODIFIED: 08:32 PM, July 15, 2017

Water levels of 54 rivers rise, 38 fall

Water levels at 45 river stations monitored by Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) have marked rise while 38 stations recorded fall.

Among the 90 monitored water level stations, one station has been registered steady while water levels at 16 river stations are flowing above danger level, a bulletin issued by the FFWC said today.

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The Ghagot at Gaibandha, the Brahmaputra at Chilmari, the Jamuna at Bahadurabad, Sariakandi, Kazipur and Sirajganj, the Atrai at Baghabari, the Dhaleswari at Elasin, the Padma at Goalundo, the Kobadak at Jhikargacha, the Surma at Kanaighat, the Kushiyara at Amalshid, Sheola and Sherpur-Sylhet, the Deraj at Oldsurma and the Kangsha are flowing above danger level 32cm, 23cm, 78cm, 53cm, 65cm, 77cm, 33cm, 64cm, 21cm, 2cm, 41cm, 76cm, 69cm, 14cm, 1cm and 30cm respectively.

The Brahmaputra-Jamuna and Surma are in falling trend while the Ganges- Padma and Kushiyara rivers are in rising trend, said the bulletin.

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