Monday, 03 September 2012 17:41:41
All major rivers continue to flow normal
ISLAMABAD, Sept 3 (APP): The Federal Flood Commission (FFC) on
Monday said that presently, all main rivers Indus, Jhelum, Chenab,
Ravi and Sutlej were flowing normal.
According to daily FFC report, the reservoir elevations
indicates that Tarbela and Mangla Dams are at elevations of 1541.40
feet and 1182.70 feet respectively, which are 8.60 feet and 59.30
feet below their respective Maximum Conservation Levels of 1550.00
feet and 1242.00 feet.
The combined live storage position of Tarbela, Chashma and
Mangla reservoirs is 9.681 MAF as compared to last year's 11.766
According to Flood Forecasting Division (FFD), Lahore,
Seasonal Low lies over Northeastern Balochistan. Yesterday's trough
of Westerly Wave over Northeastern Afghanistan today lies over
Northern parts of the country.
Monsoon current is penetrating into upper parts of the country
upto 4000 feet. A fresh Monsoon Low has developed over Northwestern
Bay of Bengal.
The Flood Forecasting Division (FFD), Lahore predicted
scattered thunderstorm/ rain with isolated heavy falls over Khyber
Pakhtunkhwa, Northern and Northeastern Punjab (Rawalpindi, Sargodha,
Gujranwala, and Lahore Divisions), Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan,
including upper catchments of Rivers Indus, Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi and
Sutlej during the next 24 hours.
Isolated thunderstorm/rain may also occur over Southern Punjab
including Bahawalpur Division and Northeastern Balochistan during
the same period.
Significant rainfall events reported during the past 24 hours
include; Islamabad (Zeropoint = 161 mm, Shamsabad = 100 mm, Golra =
91 mm, Saidpur = 69 mm, Airport = 55 mm, Dhamial = 40 mm and Bokra
= 37 mm), Kotnaina = 63 mm, Kamra = 59 mm, Mandibahauddin = 45 mm,
Tarbela = 43 mm, Attock = 40 mm, Mardan (Rashidabad) = 25 mm, Mangla
= 24 mm, Oghi = 22 mm, Phulra = 19 mm, Risalpur = 18 mm, Shakargarh
= 16 mm, Kotli = 13 mm, Daulatnagar = 12 mm, Alexandra Bridge and
Sehrkakota = 11 mm each, Dir and Besham = 11 mm each, Gujranwala and
Kakul = 08 mm each and Bunji = 07 mm.