The Flood Forecasting Division (FFD) in Lahore on Monday issued a flood alert in the waterways Chenab and Jehlum.
As indicated by a notice issued by the FFD, overwhelming downpours are normal in catchment regions of both of Punjab’s mightiest streams because of which a flood-like circumstance may emerge between July 25 to July 27.
Further, a flood is likewise expected in River Kabul and River Sindh.
- River Chenab runs in medium, low flood in different areas: FFC
ISLAMABAD: Federal Flood Commission (FFC) on Tuesday said River Chenab is streaming in a medium flood in Khanki-Qadirabad Reach and low flood at Marala while River Kabul keeps on running in a low flood in Warsak-Nowshera Reach.
As per every day FFC report, all other primary waterways including Indus, Jhelum, Ravi and Sutlej are streaming regularly.
Real stream streams and store heights as shows that Tarbela and Mangla supplies are 10.77 feet and 77.10 feet beneath their particular greatest protection levels of 1550 feet and 1242 feet.
Present joined live capacity of three repositories is 7.897 MAF which is 57.72 percent of the complete stockpiling limit of 13.681 MAF.
The trough of Westerly Wave over Northern pieces of Pakistan today lies over Kashmir. Occasional Low lies over Northwestern Balochistan and its trough is broadening Northeastwards.
Moderate wet flows from Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal are entering into upper pieces of Pakistan up to 5000 feet as detailed by FFD, Lahore.
Likewise, a storm low has created over Northwestern Bay of Bengal.
Affected by momentum climate framework, FFD, Lahore has anticipated dispersed rainstorm/downpour with secluded substantial falls over the upper catchments of Rivers Chenab, Ravi and Sutlej other than over Lahore, Rawalpindi and Gujranwala Divisions of Punjab during the following 24 hours.
Dissipated tempest and downpour with separated moderate falls may likewise happen over the upper catchments of Rivers Indus and Jhelum, other than Sargodha, Faisalabad and Sahiwal Divisions of Punjab during a similar period.
In perspective on the on-going precipitation spell, FFD, Lahore has anticipated High-level flood in River Chenab at Marala, Khanki and Qadirabad including neighborhood tributaries of Rivers Ravi and Chenab during next 24 hours.
Besides, the water level in River Sutlej is probably going to increment.
Punjab’s Irrigation Department and all other concerned associations managing flood the executives have been encouraged to guarantee vital prudent steps according to their particular alternate courses of action so as to maintain a strategic distance from loss of valuable human lives other than harm to private and open property.
The wet spell is probably going to proceed until August 16.
Sutlej River is one of those streams, which are situated in the territory of Punjab. Among these five famous waterways of Punjab, Sutlej is considered as the biggest. The waterway streams in the two India and Pakistan and furthermore clears its path through Punjab’s intersection area. Sutlej River begins from Himalayan’s North Slope in Tibet. It joins River Chenab at Bahawalpur and River Beas before entering the outskirt among India and Pakistan. After that these three streams join Panjnad and after that proceed with their voyage towards Arabian Sea. Sutlej absolutely releases its water through Indus River as far as possible of port Qasim which is arranged in Karachi, Sindh.
Prior to entering Pakistan, the stream moves through spots like Himachal Pradesh, Sarhan, Nako, and Kalpa. The stream helps the individuals of Punjab a great deal in filling in as the wellspring of water and waters the greater part of the land. The other name of Sutlej River is ‘Red River. The water of this waterway was conveyed to India and Pakistan as per Indus Basin Treaty. Different dams had been based on this waterway to make increasingly more vitality. In history the Vedic Period is world known and the stream additionally has a place with that time where it was called as Sutudri.
On Sutlej’s bank different lovely valleys like Machhiwara, Koom Kalan, and Beholpur are found. The broad utilization of Sutlej’s water is made in the towns close it. At mid year, the magnificence of ice dissolving and Sutlej’s entrancing streaming water merits seeing. Sightseers visit this spot for the most part in mid year since it gives a persuading background to vacationers of the world. The remunerated strides of nature make their visit progressively brave with stunning scenes and wonderful greenery. Sutlej River additionally gives a spot to untamed life and different winged animals move to this stream side at a specific time of relocation.
The serene area around this stream makes your visit to River Sutlej all the more alleviating and quiet. The banks of this waterway are best for Nature sweethearts and untamed life fans. Himalayan mountains feed this waterway with water at late spring and the overwhelming precipitation around then is the best thing about this stream.