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River Indus in medium flood at Chashma, Kalabagh

July 20, 2015
River Indus in medium flood at Chashma, Kalabagh

ISLAMABAD: According to Flood Warning Division Lahore, River Indus is in medium flood at Chashma and Kalabagh and in low flood at Terbella and Taunsa.

Similarly, River Chenab is in low flood at Balloki and Marala and below low flood at Khanki, Qadiriabad and Tarimon barrages.

River Jehlum is in low flood at Mangla and below low at head Rasul.

River Ravi is in low flood at Shahdarra and below low flood at Nullah Bansar.

Low flood has also been reported in River Sutlaj at Suleimanki.

All other rivers and nullahs in the province are flowing normal.

In Rajanpur, rescue operation is in full swing in areas hits by flood in ''Hill Torrent Kaha Sultan.''

The local administration has also warned the people of riverine areas of Bumblee, Harhand and Chandia to shift to safer places.

Assistant Commissioner Jampur Tehsil told Radio Pakistan's Multan correspondent Ghulam Abbas that several camps have also been set up for the flood-hit people.

The Executive Engineer Hill Torrents has warned that the areas of Fazilpur and Katchi canal will also be affected with the flood water.

Authorities of Layyah, Dera Ghazi Khan, Rajanpur and Muzaffargarh districts, issuing flood warning, have asked the people of riverine areas to shift to safer places as flood of over five hundred thousand cusecs in Indus river will pass from the area during the next three to four days.

In Layyah, over one hundred villages have been inundated. Similarly, dozens of villages have been submerged in Kot Addu.

The administrations of these districts have directed the concerned departments to make all arrangements to help the affected people.

In Muzaffargarh, 18 relief camps have been set up and all spurs and safety studs are being monitored.

The Indus River is in low flood at Guddu and Sukkur barrages where water level is increasing.

Our Karachi Correspondent Altaf Pirzado quoting official sources reported that the inflow of water at Guddu barrage was 353,000 cusecs while water discharge was 326,000 cusecs this morning.

Similarly at Sukkur barrage, the influx of water was 269,000 and discharge was 214,000 cusecs.(APP)

 
 
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