TAXILA: The district of Attock witnessed the highest flood in the rivers in the last 100 years, officials of the administration claimed.

Deputy Commissioner Dr Hassan Waqar Cheema told Dawn that a flood of over 624,000 cusecs passed through Attock on the night between Saturday and Sunday, which was the highest ever recorded volume of water in the rivers in the district. He said the flood passed Khairabad area where rivers Indus and Kabul joined each other under Attock Bridge. He said the flow of water at the same point was recorded at 538,000 cusecs on Sunday evening and the volume of water seemed decreasing.

Published in Dawn, August 29th, 2022

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