Tarbela dam to achieve its peak level of 1550 feet within next 48 hours.

ISLAMABAD -- The country's major water reservoir Tarbela dam is likely to achieve its peak level of 1550 feet within next 48 hours, while there is no chance of filling of Mangla reservoir to its maximum level during current season.

Tarbela is currently at 1547.68 feet and if the current flows continue it will reach its peak level by September 1st or 2nd , official of the Indus River System Authority (IRSA) told The Nation.

Tarbela attaining its peak level would mean that the country will have enough water for the upcoming Rabi season starting from October 1st.

However, the official said that Mangla dam will not fill to its peak level of 1242 feet during current season. Mangla dam level is currently more than 42 feet short of the peak level.

On Monday, inflows in river Indus at Tarbela were 179300 cusecs against the outflows of 143900 cusecs, inflows in Kabul at Nowshera 22800 cusecs and outflows 22800 cusecs, inflows in Jhelum at Mangla were 17300 cusecs and outflows 29400 cusecs, inflows in Chenab at Marala were 48300 cusecs and...

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