July 29, 2021

Efficient monitoring, swift action averts disaster

Rawalpindi : The heavy rainfall on Wednesday raised the water level of Nullah Leh considerably to 21 feet here at Katarian and 15 feet at Gawalmandi creating a sense of fear and panic among residents of low-lying localities as the local administration blew ‘warning sirens’.The local administration also issued a ‘Red Alert’ warning the public of possible urban flooding.According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department, Saidpur Village received 128mm rain, Golra received 106mm, Bokra...