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Koh-E-Suleman Range: Intermittent Rains Cause Flood (March 06, 2016)

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Intermittent rains in parts of South Punjab on Sunday caused flood in the canals and nullahs of Koh-e-Sulaiman. The crops have also got damaged due to inundation in various areas of Rajanpur. Land route to Landi Syedan and Harand has been suspended.The locals on self help basis have started rescue process as no team has arrived at the spot for the assistance of the people.The Chak Shaheed Hajipur is also facing erosion due to continuous flow of water. The natives are facing difficulties and are trying to safe their crops from further devastation.Talking to media persons they said that district administration is sleeping and taking no action in this regard.

The flood affects district Rajanpur almost every year. It is caused by two major factors:

•Hill Torrents

•Indus Flood

In the monsoon season, the flood occurs due to hill torrents of Suleman Mountain range and all the water comes in five storm water drains (Naalas) namely

1.Darra Kah Sultan

2.Darra Chachar

3.Darra Potokh

4.Darra Surri

5.Darra Zangi

And on the other side from Indus water overflow causing flood in rivers bank side of District Rajanpur.