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Bangladesh: Floods: Water levels of all major rivers falling August 07,2020   |  Source: Dhaka Tribune

The situation may improve in all flood-affected districts of Bangladesh as the water levels of all major rivers of the country is falling, according to the Flood Forecast and Warning Centre (FFWC). As of 9am on Wednesday, 35 out of 101 water level monitoring stations of the country saw water levels rise while 62 saw it decrease. Water levels at the remaining four stations were unchanged.

The water levels of 15 rivers were still flowing above the danger mark at 24 monitoring stations across the country, but the water levels had decreased at 16 of them as of Wednesday morning. The water level at seven out of the 24 stations rose while it remained unchanged at one. According to the FFWC, the situation may improve in Gaibandha, Bogra, Jamalpur, Shirajganj, Tangail, Naogaon, Natore, Manikganj, Munshiganj, Faridpur, Madaripur, Chandpur, Rajbari, Shariatpur, Dhaka and Narayanganj in next 24 hours due to the falling water levels. Water levels of the rivers surrounding Dhaka remain unchanged and are unlikely to change in the next 24 hours, however, the situation at low-land areas of the Dhaka city corporations are still likely to improve, according to the FFWC.

“Water level of the Brahmaputra and Jamuna is decreasing, which will continue in the next 72 hours. Water level of all

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