Floodwater from Manchhar Lake inundates six villages


The flood water released from Manchhar Lake amid rising levels has devastated the nearby villages in Jamshoro district with Pakistan Army and Navy teams working round the clock to shift affectees to safer locations.

The flood water released from Manchhar Lake through deliberate cuts has devastated six more union councils in Sehwan.

Indus Highway at Sehwan and multiple link roads are also submerged, disconnecting multiple villages in Dadu and Sehwan areas.

The National Highways Authority on Wednesday closed the Karachi-Larkana Indus Highway due to flooding at various locations.

According to NHA sources, the highway is submerged under flood water near Mehar, Khairpur Nathan Shah and Sehwan toll plaza. The water level on the location is around 3-foot, they added.

The Motorway police has said that the highway cannot be reopened until the water level recedes significantly. The Grand Trunk Road has also been badly affected due to heavy rainfall and floods in the province, they added.

Meanwhile, the floods continue taking its toll on human lives and properties, for they are yet to recede in their might and vigour despite.

The Karampur embankment of Manchhar Lake has been breached following which the floodwater has started entering the Indus River.

The land connection of Sehwan with Dadu and Larkana has been cut off due to the floodwater everywhere.


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