Army continues relief operation in flood-hit areas
Army troops are working at full pace and capacity to extend maximum help to their brethren in distress.
Pakistan Army continues its unabated efforts for flood hit areas of Rawalpindi, Jhelum, Hafizabad, Gujranwala, Sialkot,Chinot, Mandi bahaudin and surroundings.
According to ISPR, Army troops have also been moved to Multan and DG khan, Liyyah, Sahiwal, Trimoo Headworks to meet in crisis situation.
In line with their traditions, Army troops are working at full pace and capacity to extend maximum help to their brethren in distress.
Today, 16 helicopters sorties were flown to rescue the trapped people.
Today 2300 people were rescued by helicopters and boats from flood hit areas of Chiniot, Kot momin Phalia, Hafizabaz, Khanki,Qadirabad,Bajwat, Chaprar, Qadirabad, Khanki, Wazirabad and Mandibahuddin areas.
Food packs were dropped by Army helicopters for people trapped in flood water at various places in Chiniot,Sialkot, Gujranwala and Mandibahauddin.
Since start of relief Operation, Army troops has rescued more than 6500 stranded people to safer places. Besides ground troops, 300 boats and 5 Helicopters have been employed for rescue and relief activities.
According to the Flood Forecasting Division, River Ravi at Balloki is in medium flood level.
River Jhelum at Mangla, River Ravi at Jassar and Shahdara are in low flood level.
According to latest hydrological condition River Indus at Guddu is likely to attain High to very high flood level from 13th to 14th of this month. River Indus at Sukkur is likely to attain high to very high flood level on 14th to 15th of this month.
All concerned authorities have been asked to take all necessary measures to avoid any loss of life and property.
The water level at Tarbela is 1536.62 Feet against the maximum Conservation Level of 1550.00 Feet
The water level at Mangla is 1240.40 Feet against the maximum conservation of 1242.00 Feet.