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Water levels in 51 rivers go up, 32 fall
Water levels at 51 river stations observed by Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) have recorded rise while 32 stations marked fall.
Among the 90 monitored stations, one river station has been registered steady while water levels at seven river stations are flowing above danger level, a bulletin issued by the FFWC said on Friday, reports BSS.
The Jamuna at Bahadurabad and Sariakandi, the Surma at Kanaighat, the Kushiyara at Amalshid, Sheola, Sherpur- Sylhet, the Kansha at Jariajanjail are flowing above danger level 21cm, 6cm, 50cm, 61cm, 62cm 4cm and 50cm respectively.
The Brahmaputra-Jamuna and the Ganges-Padma are in rising trend while the Surma-Kushiyara rivers are in falling trend.
Significant rainfall was registered at some stations in different districts during the last 24 hours ending at 6 am on Friday.
A total of 130.4 millimetres (mm) rainfall was pointed out at Teknaf, 55mm at Bogra, 67.5mm at Pabna and 40mm at Khulna.