IRSA releases 80,700 cusecs water

ISLAMABAD: The Indus River System Authority (IRSA) Wednesday released 80,700 cusecs water from various rim stations with inflow of 57,300 cusecs.

According to the data released by IRSA, water level in the Indus River at Tarbela Dam was 1484.19 feet, which was 104.19 feet higher than its dead level of 1,380 feet. Water inflow in the dam was recorded as 35,100 cusecs and outflow as 40,000 cusecs.

The water level in the Jhelum River at Mangla Dam was 1182.65 feet, which was 142.65 feet higher than its dead level of 1,040 feet whereas the inflow and outflow of water was recorded as 6,500 cusecs and 25,000 cusecs respectively.

The release of water at Kalabagh, Taunsa and Sukkur was recorded as 44,600, 48,500 and 10,000 cusecs respectively.

Similarly from the Kabul River, 4,200 cusecs of water was released at Nowshera and 4,000 cusecs from the Chenab River at Marala.