Flood in River Kabul: Nowshera and Attock on high alert, schools closed 

By: News Desk
Published: 08:48 PM, 26 Aug, 2022
Flood in River Kabul: Nowshera and Attock on high alert, schools closed 
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A high alert of flood in River Kabul at Nowshera and Attock is issued as people living on the banks of the river in both cities are at stake, 24News HD TV Channel reported on Friday.

According to the details of the flood situation provided by Rescue 1122, the water level in River Kabul is continuously increasing.

The administration has warned the people of Noshehra to vacate the bank areas as a flood relay of 279,000 cusecs water is expected to pass this night.

Currently, the flow of water in the Kabul River is 120,000 cusecs. The administration has closed all the public and private educational institutes for the next two days.

In Attock, the administration has also issued a moderate flood warning in River Kabul and warned people through the announcements in the Mosques.

The Rescue 1122 sources have also received a high alert. In view of the situation, Rescue Attack formed teams of 20 personnel with the transport of two ambulances, two rescue vehicle, and two boats to save people.

According to the Tarbela control, 470,000 cusecs of water are being released from the dam and after some time, more than 20,000 cusecs of water will be added to it. 

Rescue 1122 Attock has also made announcements in local mosques and advised people living on the banks of the rivers to shift to safer places.

Reporter: Bacha Khan

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