Wednesday, 17 August, 2022

Water levels in 57 rivers rise, 50 fall

Water levels in 57 rivers rise, 50 fall

Water levels at 57 river stations monitored by Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) have marked rise while 50 stations recorded fall.

Among the 109 monitored river stations, two have been registered steady while water levels at five stations are flowing above the danger level, a bulletin issued by the FFWC said on Sunday, reports BSS.

The Surma at Kanaighat, the Kushiyara at Amalshid and Sheola, the Old Surma at Derai, and the Someswari at Kalmakanda are flowing above the danger level by 47cm, 59 cm, 08cm, 06cm and 17 cm respectively.

Significant rainfall was recorded at some stations in different districts during the last 24 hours ending at 9 am today, the bulletin added.

A total of 60 mm (millimeter) rainfalls were recorded at Lalakhal (Sylhet) and 46 mm at Sheola (Sylhet).

Significant rainfalls (mm) recorded during last 24 hours in Sikkim, Arunachal, Assam, Meghalaya and Tripura regions of North-East India, the bulletin added.