Aug 12

India releases 87,000 cusec water in River Sutlej

River SutlejKASUR:India has released more 87,000 cusecs of water in River Sutlej from Harike headworks that will inundat dozens of villages and ruin crops in District Kasur of Punjab.

The released fresh water is likely to enter Pakistani territory within 24 hours.

The villages and towns near River Sutlej are being evacuated in wake of any possible uncertain situation.

Local villagers are facing great difficulties in moving from flood hit areas towards safe place for taking shelter.