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Pakistan on Flood alert as heavy rains likely to lash Punjab

The Flood Forecasting Divison Lahore has issued a flood alert as heavy rains and thundershowers with gusty winds are expected in Punjab today.
Very High flood level is expected fom September 23 in River Chenab at Marala and downstream, River Jhelum at Mangla, Rivers Ravi and Sutlej along with associated nullahs of Rivers Chenab and Ravi, the FFD said in a statement issued on Saturday.
However, the scale of flood in Rivers Ravi and Sutlej in Pakistan depends on release from India, the department added.
Flood situation in Pakistan in Rivers Sutlej and Ravi will depend upon the outflows from Indian reservoirs.
Yesterday, the Provincial Disaster Management Authority warned that Lahore, Sialkot, Hafizabad and Narowal are expected to receive heavy to very heavy rainfull over the next two days.

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