Incessant rains create flood-like situation in Pak rivers

Islamabad: Incessant rains continued across Pakistan(PAK), affecting daily personal life & making a flood-like status in multiple rivers, awhile the Met Dept. on Tue. forecast extra downpour for the next 2 days.

In Sindh, the flow of water from that Gaj river rised because of the water coming from that Khirthar mountain range, The Express Tribune recorded.

As per the Sindh irrigation dept., the water level within the Indus river has been surging in the 3 barrages within the area after the incessant rains.

It stated that 9 canals of the 3 barrages were closed because of heavy rainfall.

Due to the rain, the Rawal dam, that gives the water requirements for the cities of Rawalpindi & Islamabad, has been filled to the brim.

As a consequence, the dam’s spillways opened to declare 6,000 cusecs of water from it.

There has been a risk of flooding within the Sawan River because of the water declared from that dam.

Meantime, the floods within the Chenab & Jhelum rivers inundated over 50 villages & settlements.

The Meteorological Dept. stated on Mon. that extra rains have been awaited in most parts of the nation until Wed..

It stated that heavy rains might cause urban flooding, floods in canals & landslides within the mountainous regions.

The dept. has cautioned all agencies concerned, specially reservoir operators & water heads, to remain alert within the wake of moderate to heavy rainfall in most parts until Wed..