Tuesday, 27 September, 2022
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Water level of 37 rivers rises, 67 falls

Water levels at 37 river stations monitored by Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) have marked rise while 67 stations recorded fall, reports BSS.

Among the 109 monitored river stations, five have been registered steady and water level at all river stations is flowing below the danger level, a bulletin issued by the FFWC said on Saturday.

“The Brahmaputra river is in rising trend while the Jamuna river is in steady state. Both the rivers may rise in next 48 hours,” the bulletin said.

The Ganges-Padma rivers are in steady state, which may continue in next 24 hours, the flood forecasting statement said adding all the major rivers in the north-eastern region of the country are in falling trend.

According to the forecast of meteorological agencies, there is chance of heavy rainfall at some places of the northern & north-eastern region of the country along with adjoining upstream areas of India in next 48 hours.

As a result, the Teesta, Dharla, Dhudhkumar rivers in the northern region & the Surma, Kushiyara, Sarigowain, Someswari, Jadukata and Bhugai-Kangsha rivers in the north-eastern region of the country may rise rapidly at times at some points in next 24 hours, the bulletin said.