water stage in river sutlej keeps to upward thrust, float crosses 60,340 cusecs

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kasur: as a minimum 18 villages had been inundated within the kasur area because the water stage maintains to upward push in river sutlej with the go with the flow crossing 60,340 cusecs.

according to the country wide catastrophe control authority (ndma) spokesperson brig mukhtar ahmed, 3 villages particularly bakhi wand, chandra singh and ghati kalinjar have been completely underwater within the environment of river sutlej.

“the water level in river sutlej changed into at 19.three ft and there has been no chance of any fundamental catastrophe in the customary scenario,” ahmed stated. “the affected three villages were already evacuated wherein the district management of kasur moved 1,220 people from these villages.”

the spokesperson delivered the opposite 1,613 people had been shifted to exchange locations while it’s miles expected to have extra increase within the water stage.

“the district administration of okara has shifted 900 people to more secure locations,” he said, including that a medium stage flood become prevailing in river sindh at guddu and all other rivers and headworks were flowing below the chance stage.

on the other hand, government engineer irrigation multan chaudhry muhammad zahid stated there was no hazard to irrigation infrastructure as low flood level changed into recorded in river sutlej on wednesday.

speakme to app, zahid said, there has been a low flood in river sutlej whilst everyday flood degree changed into determined inside the river chenab.

“the capability of sutlej river changed into three hundred,000 cusec whilst the discharge of water level at ganda singh changed into recorded 55,900 cusecs on wednesday afternoon,” he stated, “the water discharge at head sulemanki turned into recorded 18,880 cusecs in opposition to its potential of 325,000 cusecs.”

zahid similarly said the floodwater in the river sutlej would skip at vehari and bahawalpur areas by means of august 27. “the water level at trimmu headwork become recorded ninety seven,519 cusecs, 66,477 cusecs at qadirabad, sixty four,929 cusecs at khanki, sixty one,280 at marala and 2,715 cusec water turned into recorded at rasool headwork.”

he delivered the district management become busy in evacuating the humans from catchment areas of sutlej, including the floodwater could now not contact the embankments.

“the circumstance of all protection embankments was fine and all pre-flood arrangements were finalised,” he said including that a flood emergency manage mobile has been set up to reveal the flood situation.

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