Aug 12

Flood warning issued for Punjab and KP in next 24 hours

pakistan floodsIslamabad: National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has said that the widespread thunderstorm and isolated heavy rain falls are expected within next 24 hours over five divisions in upper Punjab, including Rawalpindi.

These heavy rains are likely to increase the flow of water in all rivers and canals of the region.

According to the NDMA’s website the five divisions of upper Punjab region – including Rawalpindi, Lahore, Gujranwala, Faisalabad and Sargodha – will receive heavy down pours.

An official communique on NDMA’s website also forecast rains in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Peshawar, Kohat, Mardan & Dera Islmail Khan divisions.

Moreover, scattered thunderstorm and rain is also expected over upper catchments of all the major rivers along with Multan, Sahiwal, Bahawalpur, Dera Ghazi Khan divisions.