High flood in Indus River

Karachi: Indus is witnessing high flood at Guddu and Sukkur barrages, said a WAPDA report on Monday.

It said the position of the river inflows and outflows at Tarbela, Mangla and Chashma along with the reservoirs levels and the barrages today is as under:

Rivers: Indus at Tarbela: Inflows 363800 cusecs and Outflows 334600 cusecs, Kabul at Nowshera: Inflows 155000 cusecs and Outflows 155000 cusecs, Jhelum at Mangla: Inflows 69100 cusecs and Outflows 57300 cusecs, Chenab at Marala: Inflows 95700 cusecs and Outflows 73100 cusecs.

Barrages: Jinnah: Inflows 511100 cusecs and Outflows 507800 cusecs, Chashma: Inflows 595100 cusecs and Outflows 592500 cusecs, Taunsa: Inflows 483800 cusecs and Outflows 483800 cusecs, Panjnad: Inflows 127900 cusecs and Outflows 127900 cusecs, Guddu: Inflows 745200 cusecs and Outflows 729300 cusecs, Sukkur: Inflows 680800 cusecs and Outflows 643500 cusecs, Kotri: Inflows 285400 cusecs and Outflows 278300 cusecs.

Reservoirs (Level and Storage):

Tarbela: Minimum operating level 1380 feet, present level 1547.00 feet, maximum conservation level 1550 feet, live storage today 6.262 million acre feet (MAF).

Mangla: Minimum operating level 1040 feet, present level 1237.00 feet, maximum conservation level 1242 feet, live storage today 7.011 MAF.

Chashma: Minimum operating level 637 feet, present level 642 feet, maximum conservation level 649 feet, live storage today 0.073 MAF.

The inflows and outflows of River Indus at Tarbela and Chashma, River Kabul at Nowshera and River Jhelum at Mangla have been reflected as mean flows of 24 hours, whereas the other flows have been gauged at 6.00 a.m.