Teesta flows above danger level at Dalia point
According to the source of Flood Forecasting Warning Centre of Water Development Board, “Water level at Dalia point of the Teesta river crossed the danger mark around 3:00am and is flowing 20cm above its danger mark around 9:00am.
The low-lying areas in Jaldhaka and Dimla uapzilas have been flooded due to rise in water level of the river.
Meanwhile, 44 water gates of Teesta Barrage have been kept open to control the flow of water.
Rabiul Islam, executive engineer of the Dalia division of the Water Development Board, Nilphamari, said the water of the Teesta river has been flowing above the danger level from 9:00am today due to heavy rains in the last three days.