ISLAMABAD: Federal Flood Commission (FFC) on Tuesday announced that river Chenab is flowing in medium flood with rising trend at Trimmu and at low flood stage with falling trend at Qadirabad.
River Ravi is flowing in high flood at Balloki and medium flood at Shahdra.
In its daily flood situation report, the Commission said river Indus, Jhelum and Sutlej are flowing at normal.
It said today’s actual river flows and reservoir elevations indicates that Tarbela Dam, which had earlier attained its maximum conservation level of 1550 feet on August 20 is at elevation of 1539.62 feet, which is 10.38 feet below its maximum conservation level.
The report said Mangla Dam is at elevation of 1241.10 feet i.e.0.90 feet below its Maximum Conservation Level of 1242.00 feet.
The Dam Management Authorities have been advised to take almost care and vigilance in operation and strictly follow filling criteria and safety guidelines.
The current combined live storage capacity of Tarbela, Chashma and Mangla reservoirs is 13.450 MAF as compared to last year’s 13.772 MAF.
According to Flood Forecasting Division, Lahore, Well Marked Monsoon Low over Southeastern Madhya Pradesh (India) has moved to North-Northwestwards and Weakened into low and now lies over Northern Madhya Pradesh (India). Seasonal Low continues to prevail over Western Balochistan.
The weather system is being closely monitored by the Pakistan Meteorological Department.
The report said as predicted by Flood Forecasting Division, Lahore, scattered thundershowers with isolated heavy falls are expected over Southeastern Sindh during the next 24 hours. Isolated thundershowers may also occur over Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Bannu and Kohat divisions, besides, Mohamand, Bajaur and Waziristan Agencies, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir including upper catchments of river Indus, Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi and Sutlej during the same period.
No significant rainfall event has been reported by Flood Forecasting Division, Lahore during past 24 hours except for Risalpur 45 mm, Malamjabba 30 mm, Garrhiala 25 mm, Saidu Sharif 18 mm and Rawalakot 11 mm.
All concerned are being kept informed by Flood Warning Centre, Lahore on round the clock basis.