Water levels of 63 river stations monitored

Staff Reporter :: 246 Time View :
Update : Wednesday, August 16, 2023

Water levels at 63 river stations monitored by Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) have marked rise while 44
stations recorded fall.

Among the 109 monitored river stations, two have been registered steady and water level at one river station is flowing below the danger level, a bulletin issued by the FFWC said here today.

“The Brahmaputra and the Ganges rivers are in steady state, while the Jamuna and the Padma rivers are in rising trend. Both the rivers may remain steady in next 24 hours,” the FFWC bulletin said.

All the major rivers in the North-eastern region of the country are in falling trend which may continue in the next 24 hours, the bulletin said, adding: “The Jamuna river at Porabari point may flow close to its danger level in the next 24 hours.”

The Teesta, Dharla and Dudkumar rivers in the Northern region of the country are in falling trend. The rivers may flow at their normal state in the next 48 hours, according to the daily statement of FFWC said.

Significant rainfall was recorded at some stations in different districts of Bangladesh during the last 24 hours ending at 9 am today. A total of 109 mm rainfalls were recorded at Sreemangal (Moulvibazar) upazila, 63 mm at Moulvibazar, 57 mm at Habiganj and 50 mm at Sylhet

Significant rainfalls (mm) recorded during the last 24 hours in Sikkim, Arunachal, Assam, Meghalaya and Tripura regions of North-East India, the bulletin added.

A total of 99 mm rainfalls were recorded at Guwahati (Sikkim) and 61 mm at Agartala (Tripura).

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