High floods in Pakistan excepted in next week, says Disaster Management Authority


ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Monday advised all concerned departments to remain high alert from July 11 to July 13 and ensure necessary precautions.

According to NDMA, heavy rainfalls are expected on July 11 to 13 and medium to high flood is likely in Rivers Chenab, Jhelum, Ravi and Sutlej along with associated nullahs.

According to NDMA heavy rainfalls with scattered wind-thunderstorms/rains are expected over Islamabad, upper Punjab and Kashmir while at scattered places in Southern Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Federally Administrated Tribal Areas (FATA), and Gilgit-Baltistan in next 24 hours.

NDMA asked people residing close to river plains and water courses to vacate dangerous buildings and stay away from electric wires and avoid swimming during rain.

National Highway Authority (NHA), Frontier Works Organizations (FWO) and C&W departments of respective provinces and regions had been asked to remain vigilant.

National Institute of Health and National Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Network (NHEPRN) has been asked for necessary staff and medicines.

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