NDMA issues flash floods warning for various districts

August 12, 2013 Off By Web Desk

Islamabad: The National Disaster Management Authority NDMA has said that heavy rains coupled with flash floods in hill torrents are expected in Malakand‚ Hazara‚ Mardan‚ Peshawar‚ Rawalpindi‚ Sargodha‚ Gujranwala‚ Lahore‚ DG Khan‚ Dera Ismail khan‚ Zhob‚ Sibbi and Nasirabad divisions in the next 48 hours.

According to media reports, all provincial authorities and departments have been asked to ensure possible evacuation at low lying areas‚ river beds and water ways. All people living in the river or nullah beds have also been directed to shift to safer areas.