Water level in River Sutlej is rising rapidly and the water level recorded at Ganda Singh Wala was 20 feet on late Wednesday night with 60,340 cusecs of floodwater passing from Ganda Singh Wala Headworks.
In Kerala, the disaster forced the evacuation of more than 22,000 people and the closure of Cochin International Airport, the busiest airport in the tourist state.
The monsoon brings heavy rains to South Asia between June and October, often triggering floods later in the season.
“This is one of the worst floodings in recent memory,” Assam’s Water Resources Minister Keshab Mahanta said
Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda today (Monday) announced that he had a good news for the nation regarding water scarcity and floods in the country.
At least 22 people are missing and feared dead after a flood ransacked into a village in Muzaffarabad's Neelum Valley late Sunday night.
Minister for Irrigation Punjab Sardar Mohsin Laghari and Secretary Irrigation Dr. Ahmed Javed Qazi visited Khanki Barrage today (Monday) to review and monitor preventive and protective measures against possible floods, ARY News reported.
Some 12,000 people have been evacuated while hundreds of buildings, bridges and roads have been damaged