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Islamabad 28 July 2022: Medium to High Flood Alert in River Chenab

GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN

PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE

NATIONAL DISASTER MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY

ISLAMABAD

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 PRESS RELEASE

*Medium to High Flood Alert in River Chenab*

 

Islamabad 28 July 2022, As per Flood Forecasting Division (FFD) forecast, water flows in River Chenab at Marala, Khanki, and Qadirabad will reach medium to high flood within next 24 hours. National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has issued instructions to all concerned Federal Ministries / Departments, Government of Punjab and PDMA Punjab to take appropriate measures and if required, seek support from Federal Government well in time.

 

Furthermore, NDMA has directed relevant departments of Punjab Government to sensitize people living along the banks of River Chenab and in vicinity of adjoining Nullahs about expected increase in water flows. Timely evacuation of at-risk population from low-lying / flood prone areas. Also farmers/cattle herders be forewarned to shift cattle from such areas. 

 

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