The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has issued a flood warning for River Indus as water level in Tarbela Dam has reached a very high level.
“River Indus at Kalabagh and Chashma may attain high to very high flood level ranging between 5,50,000 Cusecs to 7,00,000 Cusecs from 1200 PST of 27-08-2022 to 1200 PST of 28-08-2022.” said the press release issued by the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD).
The press release advised all concerned authorities to remain alert and take all necessary precautionary measures well in time to avoid loss of life and property.
Significant Flood Warning— Pak Met Department محکمہ موسمیات (@pmdgov) August 26, 2022
River Indus at KALABAGH & CHASHMA may attain HIGH TO VERY HIGH Flood Level ranging between 5,50,000 Cusecs to 7,00,000 Cusecs from 1200PST 27-08-2022 to 1200 PST of 28-08-2022#FloodsInPakistan pic.twitter.com/8IX78b5Av7
The heavy monsoon rain in Pakistan has caused flooding across the country and left over 900 dead and millions homeless as their homes have been swept away by flood water, especially in Sindh, Balochistan, and lower Punjab.
Even Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) has declared an emergency in Swat District due to the devastation caused by flooding in the area.
Read more: Govt Imposes Emergency In Swat District of KP.