Met office issued significant flood forecast

July 12, 2019 Off By Web Desk

Pakistan Meteorological Department Flood Warning Centre Lahore has issued a significant flood forecast on the developing meteorological situation in the context of monsoon currents and westerly wave.

Rainfall of moderate to heavy intensity with one or two very heavy falls were expected over the upper catchments of all major rivers including Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Faisalabad and Sargodha Divisions and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa from tomorrow to Friday next.

Met office forecast sharp peaks of high flood are expected upstream of Mangla and low to medium flood in nullahs of Rivers Ravi, Chenab along with hill torrents of D.G. Khan Division. Urban flooding in Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Gujranwala and Lahore Districts cannot be ruled out.

Source: Radio Pakistan