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Medium to high level flood expected in River Sutlej in next 10 to 15 hours

Medium to high level flood expected in River Sutlej in next 10 to 15 hours
Lahore: Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has issued flood warning at Ferozpur and Ganda Singh Wala following the unannounced release of waterways from India entering Pakistan on Tuesday morning, GNN reported.

According to details, River Sutlej is likely to experience medium to high level flooding as water levels reach 17.80 feet at Ferozpur and Ganda Singh Wala.

PMD flood notification stated, “Medium to High Flood level is expected in River Sutlej at GS Wala and all the others major rivers will remain in Low to Medium Flood Level,” within the next 48 hours.

Flood Forecasting Division of Met Department in Lahore said that the flow of water is increasing at Ganda Singh Wala and has reached 37,640 cusecs, which is expected to rise during next 10 to 15 hours.

According to Director Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) Tariq Masood Farooq water levels are expected to rise in coming hours.

“About 100,000 cusecs is expected to enter in River Sutlej,” said Farooq. “However, the water level in River Ravi is still low as its capacity is 300,000 cusecs.”