Thursday, April 19, 2018 | ePaper

Floods turn worse

Water levels of 54 rivers flow above danger mark

  • Print
Staff Reporter :
Flood situation across the country deteriorated on Friday comparing to previous days, mainly because of water coming from India.
Our correspondents from Jamalpur and Sirajgonj reported worsening of the situation in the districts.
According to Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC), water levels of 54 rivers have marked a rise while 27 stations recorded fall.
Among the 90 monitored water level stations, five river stations reported water level steady while water levels at 16 river stations are flowing above the danger level, according to a bulletin issued by the FFWC on Friday.
The Ghagot at Gaibandha, the Brahmaputra, the Jamuna at Bahadurabad,     
Sariakandi, Kazipur and Sirajganj, the Atrai at Baghabari, the Dhaleswari at Elasin, the Padma at Goalundo, the Kobadak, the Surma at Kanaighat, the Kushiyara at Amalshid, Sheola, Sherpur-Sylhet, Deraj and Jariajanjail are
flowing above danger level 43cm, 35cm, 87cm, 58cm, 62cm, 69cm, 23cm, 58cm, 5cm, 5cm, 49cm, 69cm, 65cm,7cm, 1cm and 42cm respectively.
The Brahmaputra-Jamuna and Surma rivers are in steady state while the Ganges-Padma and Kushiyara rivers are in rising trend, said the bulletin.
Significant rainfall was recorded at some stations in different districts during the last 24 hours ending at 6 am today.
A total of 57 millimetres (mm) rainfall was recorded at Noakhali, 53mm at Sylhet, 40mm at Kanaighat and 33mm at Sunamganj.

More News For this Category

7 Bangladeshis killed in Saudi cylinder blast

banglanews24.com :Seven Bangladeshi expatriates including two siblings from Cumilla were killed in a gas cylinder explosion at their residence in Saudi Arabia. The decased were hailed from Cumilla, Lakshmipur and

A teenage girl is struggling to recover from a knee deep muddy water on a road at Chunkutia in Keraniganj on the outskirts of the city. Such accidents often take place in the busy road but there is none to take care.

A teenage girl is struggling to recover from a knee deep muddy water on a road at Chunkutia in Keraniganj on the outskirts of the city. Such accidents often take place in the busy road but there is none to take care.

Move to sign fresh MoU with Malaysia

Kazi Zahidul Hasan :Bangladesh will sign a fresh Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Malaysia to set up the proposed 1320 MW coal-fired power plant in Moheshkhali, Chattogram.The decision came from

Razib laid to rest

Md Joynal Abedin Kahn   :College student Razib Hasan, who lost his arm in a city road accident and died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) early Tuesday, laid to eternal

Trump hails CIA chief Mike Pompeo`s secret trip to N Korea

Trump hails CIA chief Mike Pompeo`s secret trip to N Korea

CIA director Mike Pompeo forged a "good relationship" with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un when they met last week, US President Donald Trump has tweeted.Confirming media reports of the secret

BD wants to bring back Tarique from UK: PM

UNB, London :Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said Bangladesh wants to bring back BNP's acting chairperson Tarique Rahman from the UK as he is convicted by Bangladeshi court."We're in

Russia rejects UN resolution for independent Douma investigation

Al Jazeera News :Russia has rejected France's proposal at a United Nations Security Council (UNSC) meeting that called for the launch of an independent investigation over an alleged chemical attack

PM's next target Tarique: BNP

Staff Reporter :The BNP on Wednesday feared that its Acting Chairman Tarique Rahman would be the next target of the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. "Our party members are worried that

Confused' UN envoy Nikki Haley hits back at White House

US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley has fired back after a White House aide accused her of "momentary confusion" over new sanctions against Russia."With all due respect, I don't

Myanmar must ensure citizen rights of Rohingyas: US envoy

UNB, Cox's Bazar :United States ambassador-at-large for International Religious Freedom, Sam Brownback on Wednesday emphasized on ensuring religious freedom and citizen rights of Rohingyas in Myanmar. Talking to the reporters