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Lake Manchar cut to relieve water pressure


State bodies made section on the lake Manchar on Sunday in a desperate attempt to protect the villagers in Sind.

Situation on Lake Manchar, the largest natural freshwater lake in Pakistan becomes critical with every day, threatening life and assets of residents of five union tips of Jamshor district.

Sehwan Airport, installation of oil company and also Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah home village, located in five allied councils (SS) – Bubak, Aarazi, Vakhar, Jaffarabad and Channa.

Deputy Commissioner Jamshoro Captain (ret.) Fariduddin Mustafa on An evacuation order was issued on Saturday for in people of five UC saying they should move out to safer places.

The water level in the lake rose further to 123 low levels (RL) amid strong winds.

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During his recent visit to Lake Manchar, the chief of Sindh minister said the water level in the lake would have been dangerous if it had reached 123 feet, which at the time was 120.75 feet.

The raging waters of the lake flooded two rural towns – Jhangar and Bajara – and nearby villages. on Saturday.

slice made relieve water pressure in About 400 villages are expected to be affected by Lake Manchar. in seven UC in in area.

Irrigation Minister Jam Khan Shoro confirmed this in a conversation with Express Tribune that the cut was made to reduce pressure on lake and secure Dadu, Mehar and Sehwan.

“It was technically necessary to make a cut to the lake,” he said, adding that several UCs were damaged after the cut.

Sources say officials of The Irrigation Department called government act immediately as area between RD-50 and RD-55 was left vulnerable to pressure of water. As a result, the cut was made from RD-14.

Mustafa Mallah, resident of Lake Manchar said Express Tribune what other than for a dozen villages, all remaining human population badly hurt. “Situation critical,” he said.

Read more Sindh flood victims poured into Balochistan

Inhabitants of Johi, Mehar, Khairpur Nathan Shah and other areas already demanded the provincial government make a cut and save the inhabitants of three talukas.

Villages and cities are particularly at risk rising water pressure on embankments of the lake after the flooding of the cities of Jhangar and Bajar.

” next 24 hours will be very critical,” DC said yesterday (Saturday). “We keep watch on shore day and night.

The road links of a lot of small cities and villages with Sehwan had already go under water. The lake received about 40,000 cubic seconds of water from the Main Nara Valley (MNV) runoff and mountain streams. However, only about 25,000 cubic seconds were released. in the Indus River and 15,000 pieces were saved in Lake.

Army flood relief efforts

National Flood Response Coordination Center (NFRCC) in the message says that various areas throughout the country for evacuation of stuck people still.

These helicopter sorties helped evacuate 3,147 stranded people, including 479 who were evacuated during the fighting. last 24 hours flew 31 sorties.

44 tons of rations/drugs transported on 31 sorties in time last 24 hoursaccording to official statement.

“3021 tons of food items together with 383 tons of subsistence items and 1,479,802 medicines have been collected so far,” the report says. added.

2459 tons of food items 329 tons of subsistence items and 112,110 medicines distributed so far, while 88,697 patients have received treatment in Pakistan has established 250 medical camps.

The communiqué states that Scouts opened a children’s center in flood relief camps in Sibbies and distribution of rations in progress in the districts of Got-Suleman and Besham (Utal).

The NFRCC said the Army engineers’ efforts in progress strengthen banks of Lake Manchar, while the Peshawar Corps of Engineers opened the Bahrain Bridge after a big of efforts. “It helped connect people in Matchmaker valley”.

The statement says that the Frontier Works Organization (FWO), along with with The National Highway Administration (NHA), assisted by the Rawalpindi Corps troops, opened the Karakoram Highway. for light traffic.

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