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Chairman NDMA Visit To Punjnad Headwork and Sukkur Barrage

Islamabad :

Presently Punjnad Headwork is at high floods with water moving steadily downstream to Guddu.

In order to assess the situation on ground Chairman NDMA, Major General Saeed Aleem visited Multan and Panjnad Headworks today. The NDMA officials were briefed on the latest flood situation including the damages caused, area affected and the relief activities in hand jointly by the provincial and federal departments.

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Monsoon Weather/River Situations (Provincial Disaster Management Authority, 17th September, 2014 )

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WEATHER SITUATION
As per Pakistan Meteorological Department,

Weather Synoptic Continental air is prevailing over most parts of the country. Seasonal low lies over north Baluchistan and adjoining areas.

Weather next 24 hrs Mainly hot and humid weather is expected in most parts of the country. However, rain-thunderstorm accompanied by windstorm is expected at isolated places in Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Islamabad, Rawalpindi and Gujranwala divisions.

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Pakistan: Standing Waters in Tarind Muhammed Panah Area, Punjab Province (16 Sept 2014)

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UNOSAT

This map illustrates satellite-detected areas with waters as detected by SENTINEL-1 imagery acquired the 16 September 2014 in Tarind Muhammad Panah area. The Indus and the Panjnad rivers expanded and seem to have inundated some agricultural fields along the Indus River and the Panjnad River in the Punjab Province (Pakistan). This analysis has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR /UNOSAT.

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Pakistan floods affect 2.3 million

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IRIN

JHANG CITY (PUNJAB), 17 September 2014 (IRIN) - As the flood emergency deepens in Pakistan, now affecting nearly 2.3 million people, humanitarian teams have mobilized to work alongside local government authorities to assess needs in the worst-affected areas.

IRIN:

A selection of IRIN reports are posted on ReliefWeb. Find more IRIN news and analysis at http://www.irinnews.org

Une sélection d'articles d'IRIN sont publiés sur ReliefWeb. Trouvez d'autres articles et analyses d'IRIN sur http://www.irinnews.org

This article does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations or its agencies. Refer to the IRIN copyright page for conditions of use.

Cet article ne reflète pas nécessairement les vues des Nations Unies. Voir IRIN droits d'auteur pour les conditions d'utilisation.

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Pakistan + 11 others
The 2014 Rainfall Season: South and East Asia

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• The dominant feature of the 2014 season across East Asia so far has been widespread rainfall deficits that led to delayed starts of the growing season across vast areas of the continent.

• Conditions were worst around mid July, followed by a general improvement, which still left moderate rainfall deficits as the predominant pattern. SE Pakistan has been the worst affected area, in particular for livelihoods dependent on rainfed agriculture and pastoral resources.

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Monsoon Weather Situation Report 2014, 17 September 2014

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FLOOD WARNINGS

  1. As per Hydrology Directorate, WAPDA, Mangla River Jhelum downstream Mangla will be in medium to igh flood at 1100 hrs dated 14 Sep 2014 with discharge of 110,000 to 150,000 CS through Mangla Power House and Spillway.

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Red Crescent provides cooked food to 65,000, starts provision of non-food items to 100,000 flood victims

The Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) has provided cooked food to over 65,000 while 100, 000 flood victims are being provided non-food items in the flood affected areas of Punjab and AJK besides six Mobile Health Units are working in the field with life saving medicines worth PKR One Billion.