Teesta water flowing above danger level, low-lying areas inundated

Staff Correspondent
26 June 2020, Fri
Published: 12:06

Teesta water flowing above danger level, low-lying areas inundated

Water level of the Teesta river in Nilphamari is flowing above the danger level following. It has been heavy rainfall and onrush water from upstream.

According to Flood Forecasting warning Center of Water Development Board data, “Water level at Dalia point of the Teesta river was flowing 20cm above its danger mark at around 9 am on Friday.

The low-lying areas in Jaldhaka and Dimla Upazilas have been flooded due to a rise in water level of the river.

Meanwhile, all water gates of Teesta Barrage have been kept open to control the flow of water.

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