According to the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), India has discharged 185,000 cubic feet per second (cusecs) of water into River Ravi. The NDMA has issued a warning stating that the primary flooding will impact the region within the next 20 to 24 hours.
Additionally, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has requested the administration and relevant departments in the susceptible region to strengthen their preparedness measures.
In 2020, the Indian authorities released 173 cubic feet per second (cusecs) of water into the river. This water allocation was made by the Indus Waters Treaty of 1960, which granted India rights to the rivers Indus, Sutlej, and Beas.
However, according to the Gujrat deputy commissioner, the occurrence of a high flood in Gujrat has the potential to impact a total of 59 villages. This seasonal phenomenon typically follows heavy rainfall during the monsoon season in the river’s catchment area.
The current flow rate of the Chenab River at Marala is 122,000 cusecs, indicating a low-level flood. The water flow is anticipated to increase to 170,000 cusecs within 24 hours.
The majestic water flow near Nowshera was meticulously measured at a staggering 63,000 cubic feet per second (cusecs).
As per the esteemed National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), a regrettably substantial number of 76 precious lives have been mournfully reported to have met their untimely demise in the wealthy land of Pakistan since the grand arrival of the monsoon season on the illustrious date of June 25th.
In the last 24 hours, a regal count of nine souls has transcended to the realm beyond, while eight individuals have found themselves adorned with the delicate touch of injury. The illustrious province of Punjab, renowned for its luxury, regrettably bears witness to five victims, culminating in a lamentable death toll of 48. This unparalleled figure reigns supreme throughout the nation.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa ranks second on the list, reporting 20 deaths. Balochistan follows with five deaths, while Azad Kashmir reports three deaths.
As per the esteemed National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), a regrettably high number of 76 precious lives were tragically lost. Amidst the departed, 30 noble gentlemen, 15 exquisite ladies, and 31 precious young souls were discerned. Furthermore, the esteemed NDMA has graciously reported that 78 opulent abodes have suffered damage in the unfortunate incident.
The number of injured individuals is 133, comprising 48 men, 38 women, and 48 children.
In the past 24 hours, Nagarparkar (Sindh) experienced the highest recorded rainfall of 111 mm. In the region of Punjab, Narowal experienced the highest amount of rainfall, measuring 36mm. In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, specifically in Kakul, the recorded rainfall was 21mm.
Exquisite arid conditions will grace our majestic nation in the open 24 hours. Exquisite rain and resplendent thundershowers are expected to grace the magnificent regions of Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, upper Punjab, and southeast Sindh.