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ISLAMABAD 14 JULY 2022: VIGOROUS MONSOON – SINDH, BALOCHISTAN TO REMAIN ALERT, NDMA

 

GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN

PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE

NATIONAL DISASTER MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY

ISLAMABAD

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Vigorous Monsoon – Sindh, Balochistan to Remain Alert, NDMA

 

Islamabad 14 July 2022, Further to the advisory issued by National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) on 12 July 2022 on subject Vigorous Monsoon – Torrential Rains in Parts of Country. As per representative of Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) strong weather activity is expected during next 24-72 hours over Hub Dam catchment areas, Karachi and Arabian Sea. Owing to the predicted/anticipated rain during said period, NDMA has issued instructions to concerned Federal Ministries / Departments, respective Provincial Governments, their line departments including PIDs, PDMAs, DDMAs Sindh and Balochistan to remain watchful and prepared. The concerned departments/management of Hub Dam are advised to ensure safe discharge of water as per SOPs to accommodate additional inflow of water from catchment areas. Ensure timely evacuation of at-risk population downstream in case of any emergency, as per evacuation plans and inform the fishermen of Sindh and Balochistan not to venture out in open sea.