Water Terrorism: India released flood waters in Pakistani rivers likely to cause huge damages
*LAHORE/SUKKUR: India has released 2,00,000 cusecs of flood water in Ravi, which will reach Pakistan on Monday, as the Flood Forecasting Division (FFC) has apprehended extreme high flood in the river. *
Pakistan’s Indus Water Commissioner has contacted with his Indian counterpart and sought detail of the water released in Ravi in a letter. “How much water will reach in Pakistan in the water flow released in Ravi river,” Pakistan’s water commissioner asked.
According to sources, no response yet received of Pakistan’s letter from India.
India has released 2,00,000 cusecs of flood water in Ravi, which will likely to turn into extreme high flood in the river, Flood Forecasting Division has apprehended.
“The flood could submerge hundreds of acres land in Lahore, Shekhupura, Nankana Sahib, Faisalabad, Okara, Sahiwal, Toba Tek Singh, Jhang, Khaniwal and Multan,” the FFC said.
It is to be mentioned here that India had recently also released 2,25,000 cusecs water in Chenab river.
It is to be mentioned here that the water level surging in Indus River at various points.
Indus river has been in low flood at Tarbela, Kalabagh, Chashma, Taunsa, Guddu and Sukkur barrage, officials said.
As per the figures shared by authorities, the inflow of river water at Tarbela has been measured 2,97,000 cusecs, while the outflow has been recorded 2,43,000 cusecs. The inflow at Kalabagh has been measured 2,87,287 cusecs, while the outflow is 2,83,488 cusecs