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Water level rises in Guddu Barrage; PM’s visit to Sukkur postponed

KASHMORE: Moderate-level flood water entered Guddu Barrage here on Thursday, with influx recorded at over 2,70,000 cusecs in the barrage, ARY News reported.

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah had said on Wednesday during his visit to Sukkur said barrages on River Indus were stable and the flow of water would pass away easily through these barrages.

Similarly, torrent of flood water wreaked havoc in Kashmore. Residents living along makeshift settlements in Kashmore, Kandhkot, Shikarpur, Sukkur, Larkana, Khairpur, Naushero Feroze, Shaheed Benazirabad and other districts along River Indus have been asked to shift to safer places.

The floodwater flowing from River Chenab into Sindh is surging water level in Indus River with inflow at 309,373 cusecs and outflow at 283,500 cusecs.

Meanwhile, visit of the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to Sukkur has been postponed for unexplained reasons. Sources told that the PM would make it to the city on Friday.

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