Pakistan’s Indus and Chenab rivers witnessing ‘low flood’ situation, warns FFD

The Flood Forecasting Division (FDD) has warned that two of Pakistan’s rivers are currently experiencing a ‘low flood’ situation.

As per details, water levels in Indus and Chenab rivers have significantly raised amid heavy rainfall in catchment areas.

Marala, Khanki, Qadirabad, Trimmu and Balloki are experiencing low flood situation due to the increased water levels.

River Chenab has been in low flood at Marala Headworks, Khanki, Qadirabad and Trimmu with its flow measured at 105,600 cusecs, 119,400 cusecs, 86,100 cusecs and 1,23,000 cusecs respectively.

Meanwhile, Ravi river has been in low flood at Balloki headworks with 53,500 cusecs water flow.

The FFD had earlier cautioned against high to very high flood in Jhelum and Chenab rivers in the end days of July.

The FFD in its flood warning had said that the water flow in River Jhelum at upstream Mangla could rise to high to very high flood level from 28th to 30th July.

FFD had also warned against isolated Very Heavy Falls and one or two Extremely Heavy Falls, expected over the upper catchments of all the major rivers along with North and Northeast Punjab and D.G. Khan division in end days of current month from 27th to 30th July.