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Pakistan Army continue relief operations after rain wreak havoc in Khushab


Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

04th Sep, 2020. 04:19 pm
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ISPR

Pakistan Army troops while continuing rescue and relief operations to rain-battered areas of Pakistan have now reached Khushab.

According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Pakistan Army continues rescue efforts in Khushab city.

The recent rains have affected 10 villages in Khushab said ISPR.

ISPR added that the Pakistan Army is assisting civil administration to cater to flood victims with cooked food and shelter.

Let it be known that recent rains have wreak havoc in Punjab.

Flood in Chenab and Jhelum rivers has inundated 119 villages of Jhang and Athara Hazari tehsils and 26 villages of Ahmedpur Sial tehsil.

The floodwater has also damaged rice, sugarcane, and other crops.

The flood-hit families have started shifting to safer places.

The difficulties of inhabitants of villages situated downstream of Trimmu Barrage have also increased as the flood in both rivers is moving towards Shorkot and Ahmedpur Sial.

According to the district flood control, Trimmu Barrage is discharging more than 148,836 cusecs (medium flood).

The discharge of water of the Chenab River at Chiniot Bridge is 24,983 cusecs while the discharge of water of Jhelum River at Khushab Bridge is 67,565 cusecs towards Trimmu Barrage.

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