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Meghna River

Meghna River

 

Name of the River

Meghan River

Location

Bangladesh

Origin

It is originated through Lusai hill in Asam Naga Monipur, Bangladesh

Length

2,840 Kms

Depth

1,620 feet

 

This Meghna River is one of prominent Bangladesh Rivers and it is also utilized for the formation of Ganges Delta and this is the biggest on earth. Moreover, it is also part of Meghna Surma River system and Meghna was formed within Bangladesh and it would be joined through various rivers that would be originated through eastern regions and hilly areas. This river would be meeting with the Padma River that would be falling into Chandpur District and then it would be flowing in Bengal Bay and this is present at Bhola District, Regions of eastern India.

 

The river meets Padma River in Chandpur District. The river would flow into the Bay of Bengal in Bhola District.

Meghna Prominent tributaries comprises of Feni River, Dhaleshwari River and Gumti River. Meghna would be flowing into Bay of Bengal and that is through 4 mouths namely Bamni, Tetulia, Hatia and Shahbazpur.

 

This is one of widest rivers and it would be getting flown into Bangladesh Boundaries. From the bottom part, they would be following the straight path and they are having very quiet and calm look. This river is responsible for numerous deaths and killed 100 people and those include- MV Nasrin-1and MV Salahuddin-2. It is very hazardous to go near Chandrapur. This river is having the depth of 308 m and that is 1012 feet and it is having the maximum depth of 1620 feet. From the origin of Bhola and Hatia, deepest point lies in Meghna Creek River and that would be reaching on 1998 feet.

 

Course

 

This river is the distributaries of Brahmaputra River and it would be getting formed inside the Bangladesh and it would get joined through Kushiyara and Surma rivers and that would be originating through eastern regions hilly areas. Hydrographically these are also referred to as Upper Meghna and then they would be joined through Upper Meghna and where they would get joined they would be known as Lower Meghna. Safipur River is present near that lies in the Barisal district and that would be creating South Bengal Rivers and that is 1.5 km wide. This is one of the biggest in whole country and from the Brahmanbaria District Ghatalpur, this river Titas would be emerging through Meghna and then they would be circling in larger bends through 240kms. It would be getting fall in Meghna and that is nearer to Nabinagar Upazila.

 

This Titas would be forming the single stream and they would be reamaining separate and that is through Meghna re-joining. In comilla, daudkandi, Meghna would be joined through River Gomti and that has been created by amalgamation of numerous streams. This is one of the rivers that would be reinforcing Meghna numerous times and water flow would be getting increased. You can also get to see the bridges pair and this is the largest one. Dakatua River is also one of the significant parts of Comilla district. Meghna would be reinforced through Dhaleshwari and that is actually before the Chandpur. They are known for having the name of largest distributaries. When Padma would be joining in Jamuna River and then they would be getting joined with Meghna that is in the Chandpur district.

 

This is one of the biggest reasons that now it is called by the name of Lower Meghna. When waters pf Padma River would be getting mixed with upper meghna and then half river would be clearly visible and this is one of the main portions that get maximum attention of people. After the chandpur, it would be flowing straight into Bay of Bengal and that too in straight line. Moreover, Meghna River would be forming another little rivers and that includes- Dhonagoda, Katalia, Pagli and Udhamodi. All of them would be flowing through Meghna and then they would be joining in mainstream. Western stream would be known by the name of Ilsha and eastern one as Bamni.

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