ISLAMABAD: Water level has reached 17.80 feet at Ferozpur and Ganda Singh Wala in River Sutlej on Tuesday morning.
According to relevant authorities, the flow of water is increasing at Ganda Singh Wala and has reached 37, 640 cusecs, which is expected to be risen during next 10 to 15 hours.
The water level at Talwar post is 8.40 feet, Bakerke post 624 feet and Fateh Mohammad 9.50 feet.
Meanwhile, an increase in water flow has been witnessed at Head Sulemanki in River Sutlej.
The water flow at Head Sulemanki has reached 29, 536 cusecs whilst the discharge is 17,627 cusecs. In view of the imminent flood like situation, the people in the area are being evacuated and a relief camp has been established.
Provincial Disaster Management Authorities (PDMAs) of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Monday issued a flood alert after India released water towards Pakistan without preschedule.
According to the alerts, India has released 150,000 to 200,000 cusecs water into the River Sutlej which will enter Ganda Singh Wala, a border village near Kasur, during next 12 to 24 hours.
The administration of Kasur and other districts located at the bank of River Sutlej have been advised to initiate necessary measures to tackle emergencies.
Meanwhile, Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has summoned an emergency meeting in Lahore to discuss the situation arising due to release of water in river Sutlej by India.