Monday, July 24, 2017 | ePaper
Water levels of 45 rivers rise, 38 fall
Water levels at 45 river stations monitored by Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) have marked rise while 38 stations recorded fall.
Among the 90 monitored water level stations, one station has been registered steady while water levels at 16 river stations are flowing above danger level, a bulletin issued by the FFWC said here on Saturday.
The Ghagot at Gaibandha, the Brahmaputra at Chilmari, the Jamuna at Bahadurabad, Sariakandi, Kazipur and Sirajganj, the Atrai at Baghabari, the Dhaleswari at Elasin, the Padma at Goalundo, the Kobadak at Jhikargacha, the Surma at Kanaighat, the Kushiyara at Amalshid, Sheola and Sherpur-Sylhet, the Deraj at Oldsurma and the Kangsha are flowing above danger level 32cm, 23cm, 78cm, 53cm, 65cm, 77cm, 33cm, 64cm, 21cm, 2cm, 41cm, 76cm, 69cm, 14cm, 1cm and 30cm respectively.