District: (Medium level flood in River Chenab at Head Marala near Sialkot reported)


SIALKOT: There was a medium level flood in River Chenab at Head Marala near Sialkot here on Sunday. The maximum flow of flood water was recorded 145655 cusecs in Chenab at Head Marala Barrage here on Sunday.

According to Focal Person Sialkot Flood Control Malik Abid Awan (DOC Sialkot), the flood situation was totally under control in all the Rivers Chenab, Tavi and Jammu and seasonal Naullah Aik, Dek, Palkhu and Bhed in Sialkot district.

The maximum flow of flood water was recorded 8955 cusecs in Naullah Dek near Kingra-Pasrur on Sunday. The flood water was souring up in these rivers and seasonal Nullahs due to ongoing heavy rains in Sialkot region and its catchment areas in neighbouring Occupied Jammu and Kashmir, he revealed.

He said the red alerted district administration of Sialkot was round-the-clock monitoring the flood situation. DCO Sialkot Dr. Asif Tufail visited the flooded villages in Chaprar, Bajwat and along the banks of the flooded Naullah Dek in Pasrur tehsil here today. He reviewed the ongoing flood relief measures.

He said the flow of flood water was 10534 cusecs in River Jammu Tavi and 3514 cusecs in River Munawar Tavi near Chaprar-Sialkot on Sunday. These two rivers were also in low level flood. He said the overall flood situation was totally under control in Sialkot district.