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13 July 2024


Water level in 35 rivers rises, 71 falls: FFWC

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Published: 18:52, 9 July 2024

Water level in 35 rivers rises, 71 falls: FFWC

Water levels at 35 river stations monitored by Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) have marked rise while 71
stations recorded fall.

Among the 110 monitored river stations, water levels at four stations have remained steady while water levels at 19 stations are flowing above the danger level, a bulletin issued by the FFWC said here today.
 
The Dudhkumar at Pateshwari (Kurigram), the Dharia river at Kurigram, the Brahmaputra at Noonkhawa (Kurigram), at Hatia( Kurigram), at Chilmari
(Kurigram), the Jamuna river at Fulchari, at Bahadurabad, at Saghata (Gaibnadha), at Sariakandi, at Kazipur (Sirajganj), at Jagannathganj (Jamalpur), at Serajganj, at Porabari (Tangail), the Atrai at Baghabari(Sirajganj), the Surma at Kanaighat (Sylhet), the Kushiyara river at Amalshid, at Markuli, the Someshwari at Kalmakanda and the Meghna at Meghna
Bridge (Munshiganj ) are flowing 8cm, 5cm, 28cm, 30cm, 43 cm, 48cm, 59cm, 56cm, 41cm, 33cm, 101cm, 48cm, 20 cm, 11cm, 29cm, 45cm, 25cm, 15cm, and 21cm above the danger level respectively.

The Brahmaputra-Jamuna river is in falling trend, which may continue in the next 24 hours, the FFWC bulletin said, adding: "The Ganges river is in rising trend while the Padma river is in steady state. Both the river may rise in next 72 hours."

All the rivers in the North-eastern region of the country are in overall falling trend, which may continue in the next 48 hours.

According to the information from meteorological organizations, heavy rainfall is expected in the next 48 to 72 hours in the Northern region and adjoining upstream parts of the country.

In the next 24 hours, flood situation at some low-lying places of Brahmaputra-Jamuna river along Kurigram, Jamalpur, Gaibandha, Bogura, Tangail and Serajganj districts may improve.

In the next 24 hours, the Teesta, Dharla and Dudhkumar rivers in the northern region of the country may remain steady. As a result, the Dharla and Dudhkumar rivers may flow close to its danger levels.

In the next 48 to 72 hours, the Teesta, Dharla and Dudhkumar rivers may rise rapidly at times. In the next 24 hours, the Atrai river at Baghabari point in the north-western region of the country may fall.

As a result, the flood situation in the low-lying areas of Sirajganj district along the river may improve. In the next 48 hours, the flood situation in the different low-lying areas of North-eastern region of the country may improve.

Significant rainfall was recorded at some stations in different districts during the last 24 hours ending at 9 am today.

A total of 155 mm of rainfall were recorded at Dalia (Nilphamari), 47mm at Sunamganj, 85mm at Panchagarh and 40mm at Nakuagaon (Netrokona).

During the last 24 hours, significant rainfalls (mm) were recorded in some states like West Bengal and Arunachal of India, the bulletin added.

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