IRSA releases 87,400 cusecs water



Indus River System Authority (IRSA) on Thursday released 87,400 cusecs water from various rim stations with inflow of 62,000 cusecs. According to the data released by IRSA, water level in the Indus River at Tarbela Dam was 1526.00 feet, which was 140.00 feet higher than its dead level 1386 feet. Water inflow in the dam was recorded as 35,700 cusecs and outflow as 40,000 cusecs. The water level in Jhelum River at Mangla Dam was 1213.95 feet, which was 173.95 feet higher than its dead level of 1040 feet whereas the inflow and outflow of water was recorded as 5,900 cusecs and 27,000 cusecs respectively. The release of water at Kalabagh, Taunsa and Sukkur was recorded as 40,200, 50,600 and 12,800 cusecs respectively. Similarly, from the Kabul River a total of 5,900 cusecs of water was released at Nowshera and 6,600 cusecs released from the Chenab River at Marala.—APP

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