Thursday, 20 September 2012 17:50:49
Indus River continues to run in low flood
ISLAMABAD, Sept 20 (APP): The Federal Flood Commission (FFC) on Thursday said that the Indus River was still flowing in low flood at Guddu Barrage with water discharge of 700,000 cusecs.
According to daily FFC report, all other main rivers including Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi and Sutlej were flowing normal.
The reservoir elevations indicates that Tarbela Dam has attained its
Maximum Conservation Level of 1550.00 feet since September 12, while,
Mangla Dam is at elevation of 1203.15 feet, which is 38.85 feet below its Maximum Conservation Level of 1242.00 feet.
The combined live storage position of Tarbela, Chashma and Mangla
reservoirs is 11.343 MAF as compared to last year's 11.923 MAF.
According to Flood Forecasting Division (FFD), Lahore, weak Seasonal Low lies over Northeastern Balochistan.
As predicted by the Flood Forecasting Division (FFD), Lahore, mainly dry weather is expected over most parts of the country during the next 24 hours. However, isolated thunderstorm/ rain may occur over upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan and upper catchment of River Indus during
the same period. No significant rainfall event has been reported by FFD, Lahore during the past 24 hours.