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Water level of 77 rivers rise, 12 fall

DHAKA, Aug 13, 2017 (BSS) - Water levels at 77 rivers stations monitored by Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) have marked increase and 12 stations recorded fall.

Among the 90 monitored river stations, 25 river stations are flowing above danger level, a bulletin of FFWC said here today.

The Brahmaputra-Jamuna, Ganges-Padma and Surma-Kushiyara rivers are in rising trend.

The Brahmaputra-Jamuna and Ganges-Padma rivers may likely to continue rising in next 72 hours while Surma-Kushiyara rivers may likely to continue rising in next 24.

The rainfall was recorded 100.0 mm at seven stations and 50.0 mm at 20 stations across the country during the last 24 hours ending at 9 am today.

The highest rainfall was recorded 200.0 mm at Lorergarh station and minimum rainfall was recorded 52 mm at Sylhet station.