Punjab Sindh River Flood Latest News and Report
Ghotki, Rajanpur, Muzafargarh, layyah, dg khan, Karor lal essan and Kot Mithan areas are heavly affected by Sindh River flood due to recently heavy rains.
Due to recent moderate to heavy monsoon rainfall over the past two weeks, the Indus River on Monday was reported to be in a state of medium flood at Chasma and Kalabagh, with Tarbela and Taunsa experiencing low level flood according to Flood Warning Division Lahore.
In Rajanpur district of Punjab, a rescue operation is underway to provide relief to the people effected by floods in the region.
According to the details, dozens of villages in Muzaffargarh, Layyah, Kehror Lall Ussain and Kot Mithan have been inundated. As many as 60 villages of Ghotki have lost land connections to other parts.
Levees have collapsed in Dera Ghazi Khan while the authorities have opened spill ways of Tarbela Dam.
At least 450,000 cusecs water is passing through River Sindh at Muzaffargarh point. Crops grown on thousands of acres of land along at least 256 kilometres (km) of the river have been destroyed. The flood affectees are struggling against the catastrophe all by themselves.
The authorities have shut down more than 200 canals due to flood in Head Taunsa. These canals include Muzaffargarh Canal, Dera Ghazi Khan Canal and TP Link.
News Source: Dawn News & Dunya News