Flood situation likely to worsen in some parts of Bangladesh


The flood situation is likely worsen in some part of the country as the water levels at all the major rivers are rising except for the Padma.

According to a 24-hour bulletin of the Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) on Tuesday, medium to heavy rainfall is likely at some places in the northern and north-eastern regions of the country along with adjoining states of Assam, Meghalaya and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal of India in the next 48 hours.

The water at the Brahmaputra-Jamuna, the Dharla, and the Ganges-Padma is likely to continue rising, the bulletin said.

Meanwhile, the water levels at the Surma, Kushiyara and all other major rivers in the north-eastern region of the country are likely to rise in the next 24 hours with a few crossing the danger mark at some points.

However, the Teesta river is expected to become steady in the next 24 hours.