KP rivers face flood-like situation; Rescue 1122 put on high alert

By PPI News Agency Apr15,2024

PESHAWAR: In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the rivers at different points are facing flood-like situation on Monday due to heavy rainfalls.

According to an official report on Monday, river Swat is in high flood at Munda with water flow of eight-thousand cusecs. Kabul river at Nowshera with ninety-eight thousand six-hundred cusecs and Panjkora river at Zulum bridge Lower Dir with forty-two thousand two-hundred and eighty-seven cusecs water flow are in medium flood situation.

Similarly, Kabul river at Warsak with forty-one thousand eight-hundred and thirty-two cusecs and Swat river at Khwazakhela with thirty-thousand one-hundred and eighty-four cusecs water flow are facing low level flood situation.

Indus river at Attock Khairabad with one-hundred thirty-two thousand and five-hundred cusecs and Swat river at Chakdara with twenty-seven thousand seven-hundred and twenty-one cusecs are flowing normal.

The Rescue 1122 in the KP province has been put on high alert and engaged in rescue activities along with the necessary equipment in the rain affected areas.

Director General Rescue 1122, Dr. Khateer has cancelled holidays of all staff members to ensure swift rescue operation. The district control rooms of Rescue 1122 are fully operational and the people can contact the helpline 1122 to report any emergency situation.

A total of eight people have died and twelve others injured due to heavy rains in various parts of the province during past three days.

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