Medium flood in several rivers of Pakistan


KARACHI: Medium flood was reported in River Indus at Tarbela, Attock, Kalabagh, Chashma, Taunsa on Tuesday.


Rivers in Punjab

In Punjab, all rivers are flowing normally and there is no danger of flood at present.

This has been stated by the Punjab Home Minister and Chairman of Cabinet Committee for Flood, Shujah Khanzada.

He said all the district administrations throughout the province have already adopted the necessary precautionary measures.

Indus River

The River Indus is in medium flood at Tarbela, Attock, Kalabagh, Chashma and Taunsa while in low flood at Guddu and Sukkur barrages.

Rivers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

According to Flood Warning Center Peshawar, River Kabul at Warsak and Nowshera and River Panjkora at Dir are in medium flood this morning.

River Swat at Khawaza Khela, Chakdara and Munda Headworks, River Adezai at Adezai Bridge River, River Shah Alam at Takhtabad and River Khiali near Charsadda Road are in low flood.

Rest of the rivers in the province are flowing normal.

Rescue, relief operation in flood-hit areas of Chitral

According to sources, recent floods have effected around 131 villages.

Pakistan Army and FC are carrying out rescue and relief operation in flood-hit areas of Chitral to mitigate sufferings of the affected people.

According to Inter-Services Public Relations two Army helicopters are engaged in the relief operation. Over eight tons food has so far been distributed among the stranded people and at least fifty persons have been rescued.