The water-level in Saptakoshi river has reached the highest point for this year last night.
According to a study conducted at the Koshi barrage last night water-level reached 181,000 cusec.
This is the highest reading of water-level at Koshi river this year. The water-level went down to 179,190 cusec this morning.
Water level above 150,000 cusec is considered dangerous. Twenty three of the four dozen gates at Koshi barrage have been opened to keep the water-level under control.
Warning lights have been lit in the Koshi barrage. This is the second time water-level has crossed the danger mark this years.
Present water-level at the Koshi barrage is even higher than the water-level three years ago when Koshi river had breached the embankments and flown towards human settlements. The water-level was 167000 cusec then. nepalnews.com