PDMA issues flood warning in River Chenab.

Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) in Punjab has issued a flood warning in River Chenab with Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar issuing orders for evacuations.

According to the details shared by PDMA, River Chenab is likely to attain a low to medium flood situation at Marala, Khanki and Qadirabad Headworks.

'At all these points, water flow is expected to rise between 110,000 to 170,000 cusec,' it said while asking the local authorities to take measures to avoid untoward incidents.

Moreover, Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has also directed the administrations of Sialkot and other districts concerned to remain alert and ensure evacuation of people in case of a flood.

He said the lower to medium flood situation at head Marala, Khanki and Qadirabad should be constantly monitored.

It is pertinent to mention here that the country has been witnessing increased rain and snowfall. Around three dozen people have died in rain and snowfall incidents at tourist spots in the country.

In Muree, where according to government functionaries a record snowfall hit the hill station, at least 21 people froze to death after remaining stranded in their vehicles owing to...

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