TOBA TEK SINGH: A number of houses and crops over hundreds of acres of farmlands at Mauza Piplewala are flooded by the Ravi river water and its adjacent localities on Saturday.

The rescuers and the district administration officials helped the farmers in shifting to safer areas along with their valuables and animals.

In Jhang, river Chenab water flowed over the spur and entered a number of villages while crops on hundreds of acres of farmlands were inundated near Bahu bridge and in the Athara Hazari areas. The farmers said electricity supply had also been suspended due to flooding in the Jhang district.

Faisalabad Regional Police Officer Babar Sarfraz Alpa visited flood-affected areas around river Chenab in Jhang on Saturday and asked the officials of police stations concerned to help the flood affectees.

Published in Dawn, July 31st, 2022

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