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Water levels of 37 rivers rising

| Updated: September 19, 2021 18:58:44


Water levels of 37 rivers rising

Water levels of 37 rivers in Bangladesh are rising while 69 are falling and three remain steady, according to the Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC).

Mehedi Hasan, an official at the FFWC, told The Financial Express on Sunday noon that there was no possibility to occur any flood in the upcoming two weeks as major rivers are in falling trend and water level of all of them are way below the danger level currently.

The centre regularly monitors the water level stations of the country’s 109 rivers.

Major rivers of the Upper Meghna basin in the North-Eastern region of the country are in rising trend which may continue in the next 24 hours, the FFWC forecast said.

The Brahmaputra-Jamuna and the Ganges-Padma rivers are in falling trend, which may continue in the next 72 hours, it added.

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