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Water levels in 44 rivers rise, 39 fall

DHAKA, Aug 8, 2017 (BSS) - Water levels at 44 river stations monitored by the Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) have marked rise while 39 stations recorded fall.

Among the 90 monitored water level stations, seven remain steady while four are following above danger level, said a bulletin issued by the FFWC today.

The Ganges-Padma and Surma-Kushiyara rivers are in rising trend while the Brahmaputra-Jamuna rivers in falling trend.

The Brahmaputra-Jamuna river may continue falling trend in the next 24 hours.

The Ganges-Padma river likely to continue rising in the next 24 hours.

The Surma river may continue rising while the Kushiyara river may become steady in the next 24 hours

A total of 60 millimeter rainfall was recorded at Sunamganj station and 40 mm at Lorergarh during the last 24 hours ending at 6 am today.