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Heavy rainfall in four divisions likely

  • Published at 09:29 pm July 27th, 2018
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Water levels at 41 river stations monitored by the Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre across the country have risen

Due to active monsoon, heavy (44-88mm) to very heavy (over 89mm) rainfall is likely to occur at places over Chittagong, Barisal, Khulna and Rajshahi divisions in the next 24 hours, starting from 4pm on Friday.

Landslides may occur at places over the hilly regions of Chittagong division due to very heavy rainfall, according to a Met Office bulletin issued on Friday, reports UNB.

Meanwhile, water levels at 41 river stations monitored by the Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) have shown a rise while 48 stations recorded fall.

Among the 94 stations, water levels at four registered steady, said a FFWC bulletin Friday, reports BSS.

The bulletin said the Brahmaputra-Jamuna and Padma rivers are in steady state and might remain steady in the next 24 hours.

The Ganges is in rising trend, which may continue rising in the next 48 hours while the major rivers of upper Meghna basin in the north-eastern region are in rising trend which may continue rising in the next 24 hours.

Significant rainfall was recorded at some river stations in different districts till 6am Friday.

A total of 97mm rainfall was recorded at Moheshhola, 86mm at Barguna, 82mm at Teknaf, 79mm at Larma, 76mm at Cox’s Bazar, 66mm at Rohanpur, 58mm at Patuakhali, 56mm at Ramgarh, 55mm at Rajshahi and 50mm at Narayanhat.