Mianwali authorities rush to evacuate residents

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After flash floods due to abnormally heavy rains lay waste to several areas in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Nowshera and Swat, flood waters on Sunday entered Punjab.

The water level in the Indus River near Rajanpur was on the rise and there is a risk the already inundated town may suffer another flood.

Moreover, due to a flood in Chenab River, the undeveloped areas of Liaquatpur have been submerged.

Incharge Zameer Kazim at the Jinnah Barrage in Kalabagh said early morning that the flow of water into the barrage currently stands at 427,000 cusecs, while the outflow has been recorded at 424,000 cusecs.

 

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