ISLAMABAD (REPORTER): As per Flood Forecasting Division (FFD) forecast, water flows in River Chenab at Marala, Khanki, and Qadirabad will reach medium to high flood within next 24 hours.

According to the press release issued by National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), has instructed to all concerned Federal Ministries / Departments, Government of Punjab and PDMA Punjab to take appropriate measures and if required, seek support from Federal Government well in time.

Furthermore, NDMA has directed relevant departments of Punjab Government to sensitize people living along the banks of River Chenab and in vicinity of adjoining Nullahs about expected increase in water flows.

Timely evacuation of at-risk population from low-lying / flood prone areas. Also farmers/cattle herders be forewarned to shift cattle from such areas.

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