Water flow rises to 470,500 cusecs in river Indus

August 06, 2013

M RAFIQUE GORAYA

riverThe water flow in the mighty river Indus increased to 4,70,500 cusecs at Chashma barrage as the river Kabul contributed 1,06,000 cusecs to the Indus zone, Flood Forecasting division Lahore reported here on Monday. It said the river Indus at Kalabagh and Chashma and River Kabul at Nowshera are in medium flood level. River Indus at Tarbela, Taunsa and Guddu and River Ravi at Balloki are in low flood level.

FLOOD FORECAST: Medium to high flooding is likely in Hill torrents of DG Khan and Rajanpur districts during the period from 2100 PST Of 05/08/2013 to 0830 PST of 06/08/2013.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR TODAY (TUESDAY): Scattered thunderstorm/rain is expected over Kashmir (heavy falls at one or two places), Northern Punjab (heavy falls in Islamabad and Rawalpindi division at one or two places), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (heavy falls in Hazara division at one or two places), Gilgit Baltistan and Northern Balochistan. Isolated thunderstorm/rain is likely to occur over Sindh and Southern Punjab.

Rain-thundershower is expected at scattered places of upper Punjab (Islamabad/ Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Sargodha, Faisalabad divisions), Hazara division & Kashmir, while at isolated places of Quetta, Zhob, Kalat, Nasirabad, Peshawar, Kohat, Bannu, D I Khan, D G Khan, Bahawalpur, Multan divisions & Gilgit-Baltistan.

WEATHER NEXT 48 HRS: Rain-thundershower is expected at scattered places of upper Punjab (Islamabad/ Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Sargodha, Faisalabad divisions), upper KP (Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar divisions), Kashmir, while at isolated paces of Quetta, Zhob, Kalat divisions and Gilgit-Baltistan.

WEATHER PAST 24 HRS: Isolated rain-shower occurred in Gujranwala, Lahore, Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Hyderabad, Quetta, Kalat divisions, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.

RAINFALL RECORDED PAST 24 HRS: Turbat-46, Khuzdar-43, Shakargarh-35, Lasbela-15, Baba Shah Jalal and Chilas-14(each), Quetta (Sheikhmanda) -12, Sibbi-09, Kotnaina-08, Bahawalpur (Airport-06 and City-Trace),Cherat and Gupis-04(each),Badin and Rawalakot -02 (each),Malamjabba, Kotli, Shaheed Benazirabad and Gilgit-01(each),Karachi(Airport), Rahim Yar Khan, Hunza,Lahore(City) and Murree-Trace(each). Courtesy Business Recorder

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