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Major rivers cross danger level at 26 more points

Published: July 15, 2019 18:04:36 | Updated: July 15, 2019 20:35:02


Major rivers crossed danger marks at 26 more points across the country as all the four of the country’s major basins continued to rise due to incessant downpours and onrush of water from upstream.

The Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) gave the information in its bulletin issued on Monday, reports BSS.

In next 24 hours, the flood situation in Lalmonirhat, Kurigram, Jamalpur, Gaibandha, Bogra and Sirajganj districts may deteriorate while the flood situation in Netrokona, Sunamganj and Sylhet districts may remain stable, the FFWC bulletin said.

"Flood situation in Chittagong and Bandarban districts may continue improving in next 24 hours," it added.

Water levels at 68 river stations monitored by Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) have marked rise while 22 stations recorded fall.

Among the 93 monitored stations, water level at two river stations have been registered steady while water levels at 26 river stations are flowing above danger level, the bulletin added.

All the major rivers are in rising trend. The Brahmaputra-Jamuna and Ganges-Padma rivers may continue rising in next 72 hours and the Dhaleswari river at Elasinghat may cross danger level in next 24 hours.

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