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Water levels of 44 rivers rise, 40 fall

DHAKA, Aug 4, 2017 (BSS) - Water levels at 44 river stations monitored by the Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) have marked rises while 40 stations recorded fall.

Among the 90 monitored water level stations, six river stations have been registered steady while water level at two river stations are flowing above danger level, a bulletin issued by the FFWC said here today.

The Kobadak river at Jhikargacha and the Kangsha at Jariajanjail are
flowing above danger level 30 cm and 5 cm respectively.

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

A total of 123 millimetres (mm) rainfall was recorded at Dhaka, 100mm at Madaripur, 78.1mm at Patuakhali, 63mm at Sylhet, 62mm at Sheola, 50.6mm at Chapainawabganj, 50mm at Habiganj and 50 at Durgapur.