River Indus Continues To Flow Furious

ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 4th Sep, 2022 ) :The Federal Flood Commission (FFC) has stated that River Indus continues to movement in “high flood” in Sukkur-Kotri Reach and in “medium flood” at Guddu whereas full normalcy has returned to River Kabul.

According to day by day FFC report on Sunday, the River Indus is discharging regular flows at remainder of its management constructions (Tarbela, Kalabagh, Chashma and Taunsa). Other major Rivers of Indus River System i.e Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi and Sutlej continues to movement with regular discharges.

Tarbela Reservoir Management authorities are sustaining it at its Maximum Conservation Level (MCL) of 1550.00 ft since twenty eighth August 2022, whereas Mangla Dam is at an El: 1188.55 ft in opposition to its MCL: 1242 ft (50.41 p.c storage nonetheless left).

Yesterday’s trough of Westerly Wave over Northeastern Afghanistan and adjoining areas lies over Northern elements of Pakistan whereas Seasonal Low lies over Northeastern Balochistan and adjoining areas.

At current, average moist currents from Arabian Sea are penetrating into higher elements of the Pakistan as much as 5000 ft.

According to FFD Lahore, scattered thunderstorm/rain of average depth with remoted heavy falls is predicted over higher catchments of all the foremost rivers together with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Islamabad and Punjab (Rawalpindi, Sargodha, Gujranwala, Lahore and Faisalabad Divisions) through the subsequent 24 hours.

Owing to the prevailing climate situation, low to medium flood state of affairs is predicted within the Tributaries/Nullahs of Rivers Ravi and Chenab together with River Kabul and its Tributaries through the subsequent 48-hours.

A contemporary “Wet Spell” of average depth is prone to begin over the higher catchments of all of the Major Rivers from tenth September 2022.

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