Rainfall to continue today as well, water level in many rivers to cross danger mark: MFD

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Aug 12, 2017-Water level in most of the rivers across the country has crossed danger mark due to incessant rainfall since Friday.

According to the Metrological Forecasting Division (MFD) under the Department of Hydrology and Metrology (HDM), the rainfall will continue for some more days and the water level in the rivers will increase further.

The MFD urged all to stay alert.

The MFD said that the water level in Babai River has already crossed the danger mark.

Similarly, water level in various rivers of Chepang along the East-West Highway, Ghorahi of Dang, Tulsipur, Padampur and Ambapur has crossed the danger mark.

The Kusum Gauge Station of West Rapti has also said that the water level has crossed the danger mark.

Likewise, water level in Madi of Narayani River and Govindabasi has also crossed the danger mark.

After the water level in the various rivers crossed the danger mark, the MFD has send SMS to the locals urging them to stay alert.

The MFD said that the Eastern Region of the country will witness heavy rainfall today.

It warned that the water level in the rivers of Jhapa, Ilam, Sunsari, Morang, Saptari, Udaypur, Dhankuta, Rautahat, Sarlahi, Parsa, Bara, Makwanpur, Chitwan, Nawalparasi, Rupandehi and Kapilvastu among others places will cross the danger mark.

The MFD informed that the water level in the rivers of Kanchanpur, Kailali and Bardiya will increase today.

According to the MFD, water level in Mechi, Ninda, Biring, Kankai, Pathari, Triyuga, Budi Khola, Bagmati, Rapti, Riu Khola, Binay Khola, Arun Khola, Tinau, Ban Ganga and Macheli, Mohana and Babai among other rivers will cross the danger mark by this evening. The MFD also urged the locals to stay in high alert.

Published: 12-08-2017 12:51

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