Sukkur Barrage witnessing highest flood tide

The high flood at the Guddu Barrage inundated dozens of villages in Ghotki , Shikarpur and Kashmore districst on Sunday and the floodwater has hit here to sustaine pressure at Qadirpur Lope in Ghotki, Sarhad and Obauro areas of Sukkur division.

The Sukkur Barrage is witnessing a highest flood tide with water level 11,15365 cusecs. Flood water entered Goth Sommer Mallah at Jamshed Lope Bund and Ali Wahan.

Over 30,000 people are feared to get affected by the potential flooding at Nusrat Bund, Aqil Agani Bund Puranaabad areas of Larkana.

However, over 40,000 people have been evacuated to safer places in Khairpur, Shikarpur and Ghotki districts. Dozens of villages in Ghotki district have been submerged in the floodwater.

Meanwhile, PPP MPA Rai Naz Bozdar said that the irrigation officials were providing wrong measurements about the water level of the approaching flood. She said that at Sehrish Nagar embankment, the water level in Indus was continuously rising and the flood level at Guddu Barrage was increasing.