All rivers run normal

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Flood Commission (FFC) has said that at present there is no flood situation in the country and alll major Rivers (Indus, Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi & Sutlej) are flowing normal.

According to daily FFC report on Friday, Tarbela & Mangla Reservoirs are at elevations of 1511.24 feet & 1214.15 feet respectively (38.76 feet & 27.85 feet below their respective maximum conservation levels of 1550.00 feet and 1242.00 feet).

The present Combined Live Storage of Tarbela, Mangla & Chashma Reservoirs is 9.486 MAF as against the maximum storage capacity of 13.856 MAF.

Yesterday’s Monsoon Low over Northeastern Madhya Pradesh (India) has moved slightly and today lies over Northern parts of Madhya Pradesh (India). Weak Seasonal Low prevails over Northern Balochistan.

At present moist monsoon currents from Bay of Bengal are penetrating into upper parts of the country upto 5000 feet.

Flood Forecasting Division, Lahore has predicted isolated wind thunderstorm/rain over Punjab (Gujranwala & Lahore Divisions), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Malakand & Hazara Divisions), Kashmir and upper catchments of all major rivers during the next 24 hours.

FFD, Lahore has also predicted isolated heavy falls over the extreme upper catchments of Rivers Sutlej & Chenab during next 48 hours (23rd – 24th September 2017).

No Significant rainfall event has been reported by FFD, Lahore during the past 24 hours, except for Lahore=23 mm.