51 rivers swell, 39 fall

Published: July 30, 2018 20:22:52


Water levels in 51 river stations monitored by Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) have marked rises and 39 stations recorded falls.

Among the 94 monitored water level stations, four are steady, a bulletin issued by FFWC said on Monday.

The Brahmaputra river may rise and the Jamuna river may remain in steady state in the next 24 to 48 hours, reports BSS.

The Ganges-Padma rivers is in rising trend which may continue rising in the next 48 hours.

The major rivers of Upper Meghna basin in the North-Eastern region are in rising trend which may continue rising in next 48 hours.

According to information of Bangladesh Meteorological Department, there is a chance of heavy to very heavy rainfall in the northern region of the country in the next 48 to 72 hours.

As a result, the Dharla and Teesta rivers in the Northern region may rise rapidly.

A total of 117 mm rainfall was recorded during the last 24 hours ending at 6:00am today (Monday) at Moheshkhola, 95 mm at Bogra, 71 mm at Cox’s Bazar, 60 mm at Sunamganj, 59 mm at Lama and 55 mm at Lalakhal, 52 mm at Dinajpur and 50 mm at Chattak.

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