Teesta, Dharla rivers flowing above danger level

Staff Correspondent | Update:

.The water of Teesta and Dharla rivers in Lalmonirhat and Kurigram was flowing over 10 centimetres above the danger level on Tuesday morning.

Teesta river was seen flowing 10 centimetres above the danger line at the Dalia point of the Teesta Barrage in Lalmonirhat.

Also, the water of Dharala river was found flowing 12 centimetres above the danger level at the Kurigram district area.

Sub assistant engineer Aminur Rashid said the flow of Teesta water was recorded 52.50 metres, but the danger level is 52.40 metres. That means the water was flowing 10 centimetres above the danger level.

Lalmonirhat Water Development Board's sub assistant engineer Ratan Sarkar said the water flow of the Dharla was recorded 26.62 centimetres at Kurigram point. It was 12 centimetres above the danger line, he added.

The Water Development Board officials said the water flow of the Teesta is receding in past two days, but the water flow of Dharala is rising.

According to the Met Office, light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at most places over Khulna, Barisal, Chittagong, Sylhet, Dhaka, Mymensingh, Rangpur, and Rajshahi divisions.

The Met Office bulletin also said moderately heavy to very heavy rainfalls may occur at places over rest of the country.

Day and night temperature may fall slightly across the country.

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