Following the most recent rainstorm, PDMA Punjab issues a flood warning.

The Koh-e-Suleman Range and the rain-fed streams of DG Khan are connected, and the Director General (DG) of the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) of Punjab, Ft-Lt Imran Qureshi, has issued a warning that the recent rainfall presents a threat of flood in those areas.

The Deputy Commissioners (DCs) of DG Khan, Taunsa, and Rajanpur have each gotten a circular requesting prompt reporting in order to prepare for any flood-like conditions in their respective districts. Additionally, details on damages brought on by the recent rain have been requested from the relevant districts.

The DG gave the DCs instructions to activate their control rooms and maintain rescue teams on high alert in a press release to ensure quick reaction to emergency situations. All of Punjab’s districts have completely functional emergency operation centres that are keeping a close eye on the situation around-the-clock, as does the PDMA’s provincial control room.

According to the DG, all necessary steps have been taken in accordance with the Punjab government’s instructions to protect residents from flood-related catastrophes. He added that in order to guarantee the safety of people and property, relevant institutions have placed their personnel and large equipment on alert.

There is a chance of rain, thunder, and lighting as well as strong winds in different areas of Punjab through Tuesday night. These include Lahore, Islamabad, Murree, Rawalpindi, Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum, Khushab, Mianwali, Sargodha, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Hafizabad, Mandi Bahauddin, Sialkot, Narowal, Faisalabad, Toba Tek Singh, Jhang, Kasur, Sheikhu­pura, Nankana Sahib, Multan, Dera Ghazi Khan, Sahiwal, and Bahawalnagar. Hail and heavy rain are predicted in some regions.

According to the weather forecast, the DG urged farmers to irrigate their crops and take the appropriate safety measures. In order to ensure their safety, he also advised tourists and travellers to forgo unnecessary journey during inclement weather and to call the PDMA helpline 1129 in an emergency.

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