Heavy falls likely in northern region

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

The country’s northern region may experience ‘heavy to very heavy’ rains in next 48 hours or so.

Similar rainfall is also likely in adjoining upstream region in India, forecast Met offices of Bangladesh and India.

Thus, the water level of Brahmaputra, Teesta, Dharala and Ghaghot rivers in the northern region may rise in the next 24 to 48 hours, said the forecast issued on Sunday morning,

However, rivers of the Meghna basin are falling trend during the period, according to flood forecasting and warning centre.

The Padna is now in rising trend, said the centre’s bulletin on Sunday morning.

Dhaka Met office said due to strong monsoon deep convection is continuing over north Bay and adjoining coastal area of Bangladesh.

Under its influence, heavy to very heavy rainfall with gusty or squally wind is likely to occur over during next 24 hours.

Due to very heavy rainfall, landslide may occur at places over the hilly regions of Sylhet division, said the met office said.

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