Indus, Chenab, Ravi in low to medium flood

02:35 PM | 20 Jul, 2015
Indus, Chenab, Ravi in low to medium flood
ISLAMABAD (Web Desk/APP) - River Indus is in medium flood at Chashma and Kalabagh and in low flood at Terbella and Taunsa, the Flood Warning Division Lahore said on Monday.

Similarly, River Chenab is in low flood at Balloki and Marala and below low flood at Khanki, Qadiriabad and Tarimon barrages.

River Jehlum is also in low flood at Mangla and below low at head Rasul.

River Ravi is in low flood at Shahdarra and below low flood at Nullah Bansar, while low flood has also been reported in River Sutlaj at Suleimanki.

All other rivers and nullahs in the province are flowing normal.

In Rajanpur, rescue operation is in full swing in areas hits by flood in Hill Torrent Kaha Sultan.

The local administration has also warned the people of riverine areas of Bumblee, Harhand and Chandia to shift to safer places.

Assistant Commissioner Jampur Tehsil told Radio Pakistan's Multan correspondent Ghulam Abbas that several camps have also been set up for the flood-hit people.

Read more: More rains forecast across Pakistan

The Executive Engineer Hill Torrents has warned that the areas of Fazilpur and Katchi canal will also be affected with the flood water.

Issuing flood warning, authorities of Layyah, Dera Ghazi Khan, Rajanpur and Muzaffargarh districts have asked the people of riverine areas to shift to safer places as flood of over five hundred thousand cusecs in Indus river will pass from the area during the next three to four days.

In Layyah, over one hundred villages have been inundated. Similarly, dozens of villages have been submerged in Kot Addu.

The administrations of these districts have directed the concerned departments to make all arrangements to help the affected people.

In Muzaffargarh, 18 relief camps have been set up and all spurs and safety studs are being monitored.

The Indus River is in low flood at Guddu and Sukkur barrages where water level is increasing.

Official sources reported that the inflow of water at Guddu barrage was 353,000 cusecs while water discharge was 326,000 cusecs this morning.

Similarly at Sukkur barrage, the influx of water was 269,000 and discharge was 214,000 cusecs.

The author is working as Editor Digital Media for Daily Pakistan and can be reached @ItsSarfrazAli.


Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 28 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains momentum against US dollar in the open market on February 28, 2024 (Wednesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar moves up and currently hovers at 282 for buying and 282.25 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303.1 for buying and 306.1 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.6 for buying, and 355.1 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.25.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 28 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 282 282.25
Euro EUR 303.1 306.1
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.6 355.1
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.25 75.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181.1 183.1
Bahrain Dinar BHD 742.91 750.91
Canadian Dollar CAD 207.1 209.1
China Yuan CNY 38.87 39.27
Danish Krone DKK 40.61 41
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.75 36.1
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 905.46 914.46
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.5 59.1
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.41 26.71
Omani Riyal OMR 725.54 733.54
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207.15 209.15
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317 319.5
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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