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Rivers in southern region flow above danger level

The water of various rivers in the southern region is flowing over the danger level on Thursday. As a result, the low-lying areas along the river banks are being flooded with tidal water.According to Water Development Board information, at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, the water of the Kirtankhola river was flowing 15 cm above the danger level. Meanwhile, the water of Dharmaganj river in Hijla upazila of Barisal district was flowing above 36 cm of the level.

On the other hand, on Wednesday evening, the water of Bishkhali river in Jhalakathi district was flowing over 10 cm above the danger level.The water of Meghna river in Daulatkhan of Bhola district is flowing above 64 cm of danger level when the water of the river in Tajumuddin upazila is flowing above 102 cm of the level and the water of Tentulia river at Bhola Kheyaghat is crossing the danger level on Thursday.Water of Budeshwar/Payra river in Mirzaganj upazila of Patuakhali is flowing 25 cm above the level, and the Bishkhali is flowing 43 cm above the danger level in Barguna, 57 at Patharghata and 31 cm at Betagi.The Baleshwar river in Pirojpur is flowing at a maximum of 36 cm above the level, and the Kacha river in Umedpur is flowing at a maximum of 26 cm of the level.

Barishal Water Development Board sub-assistant engineer Tajul Islam said, “The water flow of 19 important rivers in the division is monitored during the monsoon season. According to reports, several rivers have flowed over the boundary in the last 24 hours. Due to this, many areas in the lower part of the division have been submerged in water but the water will go down in the low tide.”

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