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Major rivers cross danger marks in more areas

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Flood-hit people of Lalmonirhat take shelter on roads along with their cattleheads due to continued rush of waters.

News Desk :
Country's major rivers crossed danger marks at 21 more points the different districts, says a bulletin of Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) on Tuesday.
Water levels at 32 river stations monitored by Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) have marked rise while 59 stations recorded fall. All the major rivers of the country are in falling trend except the Surma-Kushiyara rivers, the FFWC said adding, the Jamuna, Ganges-Padma Rivers may continue falling, while the Surma-Kushiyara rivers may continue rising in next 24 hours. The Brahmaputra river may remain steady in the next 24 hours.
Flood situation in Gaibandha, Jamalpur, Bogra, Tangail, Serajganj, Manikganj, Rajbari, Faridpur and Munshiganj districts may improve in next 24 hours.
Among the 93 monitored stations, water level at two river stations have been registered steady, the bulletin added.
The Surma at Kanaighat, Sylhet and Sunamganj, the Kushiyara at Amalshid, Sheola and Sherpur- Sylhet, the Titas at B.Baria, the Meghna at Chandpur, the Dharla at Kurigram, the Ghagot at Gaibandha, the Brahmaputra at Chilmari, the Jamuna at Fulchari, Bahadurabad, Sariakandi, Kazipur, Serajganj and Aricha, the Atrai at Baghabari, the Dhaleswari at Elasin, the Padma at Goalundo and Bhagyakul are flowing above danger level 67cm, 5cm, 36cm, 18cm, 32cm, 30cm, 21cm, 2cm, 12cm, 17cm, 13cm, 37cm, 43cm, 25cm, 24cm, 21cm, 9cm, 55cm, 71cm, 37cm and 6cm respectively.

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