Risk Of Heavy Flooding During The Next 48 Hours
Continued rain with heavy thunderstorms is expected in the province of Punjab in the next 24 hours. According to PDMA, There is the possibility of rain with strong winds and thunderstorms in Lahore, Rawalpindi, Jhelum, Attock, Chakwal, Narowal, Sialkot, and Gujranwala. PDMA says that there is a high risk of flooding in River Chenab and River Ravid in the next 48 hours. Moderate high levels of foods are accepted.DG Imran Qureshi from PDMA has instructed that all the areas connected to River Ravi and River Chenab should prepare themselves before the floods for the after the damage of floods. He also says that the relief camp establishment should also be done before time for the people and cattle living in the low-lying area.DG also said that every type of institution should also be prepared before the time. Every type of machinery and personnel should be kept on high alert. DG said that every type of loss should be avoided by taking acute measurements and precautions. No one should go to the urban rivers and streams. DG from PDMA also visited Sialkot with Deputy Commissioner Adnan Mahmood Awan and they both reviewed the preparations done for the cure and relief of flood victims in the case of heavy flood. He also inspected the preparation done for the urban flood and Nalabhid for the relief camp. He said that the Punjab government and the district management are ready to deal with any kind of emergency situation after the flood.
According to the National Disaster Management Authority of Pakistan. There is a chance of heavy rain with thunder in Karachi, Tharparkar, Sukkur, Larkana, Hyderabad, Badin, and Benazirabad. NDMA also said on other social sites like Twitter to people to be careful till the 20th of July. They said they will inform people on every social site like Twitter, Facebook, etc. about the weather and the situation of rain and about any type of latest progress happening.
Water Release from India Ujh Barrage in River Ravi
According to the Pakistan Commission Indus Water, About 18500 flows of water have been released by India from their Rela Jha Barrage known as our Ravi River.
According to NDMA, last year 173 thousand flows like one-third of water were released that is approximately 60 thousand flows of water reached the Jasar point in Ravi due to which the flow of water increased. According to the previous record about 65,000 flow of water are likely to arrive in the next 2 to 24 hours, NDMA reports.NDMA instructed that the administration is monitoring the sensitive areas, especially the Marala headworks on the Chenab River and Jasar site in Ravi River tilly on the 20th of July.