The flood situation continued to deteriorate in most flood-affected districts today while scarcity of drinking water has become a serious problem for the marooned people exposing them to various water-borne diseases.
Flood Forecasting and Warning Center (FFWC) reported that water level of the Jamuna has started to fall upstream at Noonkhawa and Chilmari points while it continues to rise downstream at Bahadurabad, Sirajganj and Aricha.
The water levels of the Dharla and the Teesta are falling but still flowing over the danger levels at Kurigram.
The water level of the Padma continued to rise at all points and was flowing above danger levels at Goalundo and Bhagyakul
Small rivers surrounding Dhaka and Narayanganj continued to swell. The Buriganga was flowing below danger level.
The Meghna at Bhairab Bazar continued to swell and was flowing above danger level.
Zahurul Alam has more on the story.