Flood Alert for G-B and Sindh

Written by  Published by:Pakistan Views Saturday, 01 August 2015 18:04

Concerned government bodies and Flood Forecasting Division forecast a large number of areas to come under floods due torrential rains this year.

G-B, Chitral

A severe weather system is likely to persist for next 3-4 days in GB and Chitral, having potential to produce Glacial Lake Outburst Flood (GLOF), particularly in PMD’s pilot GLOF sites Bagrot, Bindogol and Golain Valleys.


According to the latest meteorological and hydrological conditions observed by Lahore, the River Indus at Guddu is likely to attain high to very high flood level. The level is expected to range between 650,000 cusecs and 750,000 cusecs during the period from 2 pm on August 1 to 12 am on August 3. However, high flood levels will continue for another seven days.


The River Indus at Sukkur is also likely to attain high to very high flood levels. The water is expected to flow between 650,000 cusecs and 750,000 cusecs during the period from 1200 PST of 2nd August 2015 to 2400 PST of 4th August 2015. However, high flood levels will remain for another seven days.


The River Indus at Taunsa is expected to retain flood level ranging between 540,000 cusecs and 580,000 cusecs. The flood is expected to flow through the region till 6:00 pm on July 31, 2015.

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