NDMA WARNS OF FLASH FLOODS IN LOCAL STREAMS AMID TORRENTIAL RAINS

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has issued a warning of potential flash floods due to ongoing torrential rains in various regions.
On Saturday, the National Emergencies Operation Center of NDMA forecasted that the current monsoon spell, continuing until Sunday, may lead to flash floods in local streams and nullahs in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Sialkot, Narowal, Murree, Galliyat, Kohistan, Abbottabad, Dir, Swat, Kashmir, and the hill torrents of D.G. Khan and Rajanpur.
Urban flooding is anticipated in major cities including Lahore, Sialkot, Narowal, Gujranwala, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, and Peshawar.
Data from the Federal Flood Division and other relevant departments indicate a medium-level flood in River Kabul with a net water flow of 93,500 cusecs. Other major rivers are expected to maintain normal water flow levels.
The NDMA has advised the Provincial Disaster Management Authorities (PDMAs) and local administrations to closely monitor the situation and implement necessary measures to protect at-risk populations.
The public is urged to stay informed and adhere to instructions from local authorities. Additionally, citizens are encouraged to download the NDMA’s ‘Pak NDMA Disaster Alert’ mobile app for timely disaster alerts, guidelines, and precautionary measures.

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