PMD warns of flooding in Tarbela, Mangla dam

The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) warned of urban flooding, waterlogging as the monsoon rains continue throughout the country.

According to the details, River Indus at Guddu is in low flood level, while all the other major rivers are flowing below low flood level. River Jhelum at Mangla (upstream) is likely to attain exceptionally high flood level during next 36 Hours, while River Chenab at Marala, Khanki & Qadirabad is likely to attain high flood level during next 48 Hours.

According to the PMD notification, wide spread thunderstorm/rain with isolated heavy to very heavy falls is expected over the upper catchments of Rivers Kabul, Jhelum, Chenab & Ravi along with Hazara, Peshawar, Kohat, Bannu, Rawalpindi & Gujranwala Divisions for the next 24 hours. Moreover, scattered thundershower/rain with moderate to heavy falls is expected over the upper catchment of River Indus along with Malakand, DI Khan, DG Khan, Sargodha, Faisalabad& Lahore Divisions and East Balochistan & Upper Sindh.

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However, the Pakistan Meteorological Department has said that rainfall activity is likely to decrease over the country in the next 48 hours.

Furthermore, Baaghi TV has learnt that Tarbela dam is likely to attain its maximum conservation level (MCL) of 1550 feet on Thursday as water level has reached to 1549 feet. According to the PMD, water level in Mangla has touched to 1,239.75 feet against its 1,242 feet respectively.

The total water storage in major reservoirs in Tarbela, Mangla and Chashma was recorded as 13.236 million-acre feet (MAF). Owing to rainy spells, the inflow in all major rivers has also surged and it was recorded as 473,000 cusecs against outflow of 432,000 cusecs.

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