Seven villages inundated due to spate in flooded River Tavi


SIALKOT: The seven Chaprar villages including Saalehpur, Patwal, Suhailpura, Resmaan, Bara Dari, Beli and Jhumiyaan Dalaalaan inundated due to spate in over flowing and flooded River Tavi near Chaprar-Sialkot here Thursday.

The local people have started shifting towards the safer places with their cattle and luggage as well.

According to the Focal Person Sialkot Flood Control Malik Abid Awan (DOC Sialkot), the flow of flood water was 15000 cusecs in River Tavi and water level was souring up due to the ongoing fresh spell of heavy monsoon rains in catchment areas in neighbouring Occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

He said that River Tavi was low lying near Chaprar villages from where 15000 cusecs flood water was passing through, inundating the said villages.

He told that, however, the whole situation was under control. The relief measures were underway in the flooded villages by the district administration, he added.

According to the flood affectees, the standing seasonal crops including wheat, fodder, gram and vegetables on hundreds of acres of land have badly ruined as the fields were inundated in the above-mentioned flooded Chaprar villages.