Pakistan

Rivers Indus, Chenab, Ravi, Kabul continue to run in low flood with rising trend: FFC

The Federal Flood Commission says that rivers Indus, Chenab, Ravi and Kabul are flowing in low flood with the rising trend at Kalabagh-Chashma, Chashma-Taunsa, Marala-Khanki and Warsak-Nowshera.

According to the daily FFC report, flash flooding of moderate to heavy intensity is expected in the Nullahs of Balochistan including Loralai, Kalat, Sibbi, Makran and Nasirabad divisions and hill torrents of D G Khan division during the next 24 hours.

Meanwhile, the water level at Mangla Dam has risen to 1214.95 feet due to continuous heavy rains and glacial melting in the Himalayan region of Jammu & Kashmir.

The water level was approaching to its maximum conservation level of 1242 feet, with a live storage capacity of 5.329 million acre-feet.

The authorities are closely monitoring the situation and taking necessary measures to manage the water levels in the reservoirs to prevent any potential flooding.

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