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Water levels in 33 rivers rise, 56 fall

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9 August, 2018 20:58 PM



Water levels in 33 rivers rise, 56 fall

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Water levels at 33 river stations monitored by Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) have marked rise while 56 stations recorded fall.

Among the 94 monitored stations, four river stations have been registered steady, a bulletin issued by the FFWC said here today.

The Brahmaputra-Jamuna rivers are in falling trend which may continue in next 48 hours while the Ganges-Padma rivers are in rising trend which may continue in next 48 hours, reports BSS.

The rivers in the Upper Meghna basin are in falling trend which may continue in next 48 hours.

Significant rainfall was recorded at some stations in different districts during the last 24 hours ending at 6 am today, the bulletin added.

A total of 181 millimetres (mm) rainfall was recorded at Latu and 57 mm at Zakiganj.


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