Monday, 09 July 2012 12:55:24
River Kabul running in high flood with rising trend at Nowshera
ISLAMABAD, Jul 8 (APP): The Federal Flood Commission (FFC) on
Sunday said that presently, all the main rivers including Indus, Jhelum,
Chenab, Ravi and Sutlej were flowing normal while River Kabul was
in medium flood stage at Warsak with falling trend and in high flood
with rising trend at Nowshera.
According to daily FFC report, river Swat was in low flood
stage with rising trend at Amandra and Munda Head works, whereas in
low flood with falling trend at Charsadda Road Bridge.
The Tarbela and Mangla Dams are at elevations of 1425.15 feet
and 1126.00 feet respectively, which are 124.85 feet and 116.00 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 2.331 MAF as compared to last year's 5.354 MAF.
According to Flood Forecasting Division (FFD), Lahore, well
marked seasonal low lies over Northwest Balochistan. Yesterday's
trough of westerly wave still persists over northern parts of the
Moderate moist current from Arabian Sea is penetrating into
upper parts of the country upto 5000 feet.
Flood Forecasting Division (FFD) predicted thunderstorm/rain
with isolated heavy falls over Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Central and
Northern Punjab including Kashmir during the next 24 hours.
Isolated thunderstorm/rain is also expected over Southern
Punjab, Northeastern Balochistan and Gilgit-Baltistan during the
Significant rainfall events was reported during the past 24
hours include: D.I.Khan= 76 mm, Sargodha (City=71 mm and Airport =69
mm), Kamra=66 mm, Rashidabad=62 mm, Risalpur=57 mm, Jhang=52 mm,
Faisalabad=46 mm, Shorkot and Attock= 39 mm (each), Toba Tek
Singh=37 mm, Hattian Bala and Joharabad=30 mm (each), Noorpur
Thal=26 mm, Bhakkar=25 mm, Dhokpathan=23 mm, Sehrkakota=20 mm,
Daggar=19 mm, Tarbela=18 mm, Multan=15 mm, Mianwali and
Parachinar=12 mm (each), Shinkiari & Kotli=10 mm, Malam Jabba=10 mm
(each), Barkhan, Mangla, Kund & Garhi Dopatta=08 mm (each),
Talhatta, Okara and Bannu=07 mm(each), Lower Dir=06 mm,
Chattarkallas and Zhob =05 mm.