ISLAMABAD: The Federal Flood Commission (FFC) on Tuesday said that presently, all main rivers including Indus, Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi and Sutlej are flowing normally.
The actual river flows and reservoir elevations indicates that Tarbela and Mangla Dams are at elevations of 1530.26 ft and 1200.85 ft respectively, which are 19.74 feet and 9.15 feet below their respective Maximum Conservation Levels of 1550 ft and 1210 ft, said a FFC daily report issued here. According to Flood Forecasting Division (FFD) Lahore, a trough of weak westerly wave is moving across Kashmir and a seasonal low lies over Northwestern Balochistan and adjoining areas with a weak monsoon current from Arabian Sea penetrating Punjab upto 4000 feet.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 17th, 2011.
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