PDMA again issues high alert for evacuation as water-flow in Ravi fluctuates

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As the flow of water on the Ravi River continues to fluctuate, the PDMA has once again issued a high alert for the evacuation of adjacent settlements.

Rain continues in Karachi, 7 killed in Sindh:

Light and heavy rains are continuing throughout Sindh, including Karachi, due to which the roads have started showing the view of the pond. According to the Meteorological Department, rain will continue in Karachi today.
Mayor Karachi Murtaza Wahab visited different areas of the city, reviewed the drainage arrangements and issued important instructions to the officers.

According to the Meteorological Department, the maximum temperature in Karachi is expected to be 32 to 34 degrees Celsius, while the minimum temperature has been recorded at 28 degrees Celsius.

Meanwhile, heavy rains inundated low-lying areas in other cities of Sindh, including Thatta, Badin, Kandhkot, Tando Muhammad Khan and Larkana.

In Badin, water entered houses in low-lying areas, killing four people in different accidents during rain.

In Larkana, there is waterlogging on the highways, but according to the citizens, arrangements are not visible from the municipal corporation to extract water.

Three girls were killed when the roof of their house collapsed due to rain in Chak area of Shikarpur.

A woman was killed and her husband and sister were injured when the roof of their house collapsed due to rain in Yar Mohammad Brohi area of Shahdadkot.

Situation in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa:

Rain has also started in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The weather turned pleasant after night rains lashed different parts of Peshawar.

After the rain in Peshawar, there is waterlogging on various roads, rain water is accumulated in Dalazak Road, Suri Bridge and Sabzi Mandi area of Peshawarat.

However, the administration says the roads have now been cleared. The weather is cloudy in Peshawar today and intermittent rain has been predicted.

According to the Meteorological Department, more rain is expected in many districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa today, while low-lying areas are predicted to be inundated due to heavy rains. There is also a risk of land sliding in mountainous areas.

The PDMA has directed the administration to take pre-emptive measures.

Last night, 16 mm rain was recorded in Balakot, 14 mm in Kakul, 13 mm in Buner, 6 mm in Parachinar, 5 mm in Kalam and 1 mm in Malam Jabba.

Three children were killed and two others injured when a wall of their house collapsed due to rain in Damgala Data area of Mansehra.

On the other hand, rain has stopped in Naran, the famous tourist destination of Mansehra, and after the weather is pleasant, tourists have started enjoying the cold waterfalls and river raftnik of the Kunhar River.

Power supply was suspended in different parts of Punjab, including Pakpattan, with rain.

Connectivity roads affected in Balochistan:

In Balochistan, rains and floods continue to wreak havoc, severely affecting national highways and connectivity roads.

Due to continuous rains in Jhal Magsi Gandawah, the rainy river drains have been flooded, due to which the ground connection of Jhal Magsi with Gandawah, Nautal, Shahdadkot, Osta Mohammad Khuzdar has been cut off.

Like other areas of Balochistan, low-lying areas in Jhal Magsi Gandawah district were inundated due to rains, mud houses collapsed, rainy rivers flooded drains.

According to the Meteorological Department, in the last 24 hours, the highest rainfall was recorded in Okara city of Punjab at 143 mm, followed by Kasur at 106 mm, Rawalpindi at Kachehri at 70 mm and Chaklala at 62 mm.

In Islamabad, 25 mm rainfall was recorded at Bokra. In Karachi, Surjani Town recorded 100 mm rainfall, Saadi Town 58 mm and Gulshan-e-Mamar 54 mm. Sukkur and Thatta received 90 mm rainfall, Hyderabad 87 mm, Tando Jam 82 mm. Bannu recorded 78 mm rainfall.