Sunday, 02 September 2012 19:52:17
All main rivers flow normal
ISLAMABAD, Sept 2 (APP): The Federal Flood Commission (FFC) on
Sunday said that currently all main rivers Indus, Jhelum, Chenab,
Ravi and Sutlej are flowing normal.
According to daily FFC report, the reservoir elevations
indicates that Tarbela and Mangla Dams are at elevations of 1540.40
feet and 1182.05 feet respectively, which are 9.60 feet and 59.95
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 9.597 MAF as compared to last year's 11.743
According to Flood Forecasting Division (FFD), Lahore, weak
Seasonal Low still lies over Northern Balochistan. Yesterday's
trough of Westerly Wave over North of Afghanistan today lies over
Northeastern Afghanistan and adjoining Pakistan.
Monsoon current is penetrating into upper parts of the country
upto 3000 feet. Yesterday's Low Pressure Area over Northern Madhya
Pradesh (India) has become insignificant.
The Flood Forecasting Division (FFD), Lahore predicted
scattered thunderstorm/ rain with isolated heavy falls over Khyber
Pakhtunkhwa, Northern and Northeasten Punjab (Rawalpindi, Sargodha,
Gujranwala and Lahore Divisions) and Kashmir 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, besides, Southern Sindh, Northeastern
Balochistan, Gilgit-Baltistan and upper catchment of Indus river
during the same period.
Significant rainfall events reported during the past 24 hours
include; Kotli = 55 mm, Sehrkakota = 43 mm, Islamabad (Airport) = 22
mm, Talhatta = 19 mm, Lower Dir = 18 mm, Dir = 13 mm, Palandri = 11
mm, Balakot = 10 mm, Shinkiari and Oghi = 08 mm each, Chattarkallas,
Saidu Sharif, Parachinar & Garhidopatta = 07 mm each.