41 rivers witness rising water levels while 48 fall

Published: July 27, 2018 16:59:57 | Updated: July 28, 2018 16:20:56

A mother and her son at the village of Bainpara in the delta of Bangladesh. Photo: Collected

Water levels at 41 river stations monitored by Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) have marked rise while 48 stations recorded fall.

Among the 94 monitored stations, four river stations have been registered steady, a bulletin issued by the FFWC said in Dhaka on Friday.

The Brahmaputra-Jamuna and Padma rivers are in steady state which may remain steady in next 24 hours, the bulletin added.

The Ganges remains in rising trend which may continue rising in next 48 hours while the major rivers of upper Meghna basin in the North-Eastern region are also in rising which may continue in next 24-hour.

Significant rainfall was recorded at some stations in different districts during the last 24 hours ending at 6 am today, reports BSS.

A total of 97 millimetres (mm) rainfall was recorded at Moheshhola, 86mm at Barguna, 82mm at Teknaf, 79mm at Larma, 76mm at Cox’s Bazar, 66mm at Rohanpur, 58mm at Patuakhali, 56mm at Ramgarh, 55mm at Rajshahi and 50mm at Narayanhat.

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