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Dadu last defense is threatened by a break

dadu floodDadu: 60-foot embankment breach Taluka Johi 25 villages flooded on Tuesday, affects about 20,000 people.

Water gushing from the breach of the village of Mian-ji-Women in the area of water between the embankment and the main exhaust Nara Valley.

After the break, floodwaters changed direction and started pounding on the test embankment is a drain on the left, creating a dangerous situation in the city and adjacent villages Dadu and sparking fear among residents.

discharge, about 20 km, is the last line of defense and the city. In 1995, the waters resulting from a breach in the same place was Technical College, Dadu.

District Coordination Officer Mohammad Iqbal Memon asked people in 11 union councils of Dadu taluka, Khudabad, Pipri, Moundar, Phulji, Pyaro Goth, Pat Sharif, Sita, Allahabad, Siyal, Makhdoom Bilawal and Yar Mohammad Kalhoro, having a population of about 250,000 to remain alert.

Minister of State Rafique Ahmed Jamali said the embankment was weak at several places and the flow of waters was high, but efforts were being made to protect people.

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah held a meeting with legislators of the district in Dadu amid an alarming situation in the town as well as Mehar, Khairpur Nathan Shah and Johi. Officials of the administration and Sukkur barrage also attended the meeting.

The chief minister told reporters that army and irrigation personnel had started work to plug the breach.

He said a threat to Johi persisted and a final warning had been issued to the people of the town.

He said efforts were made to protect large towns.

The chief minister said there was no danger to Dadu town and arrangements for transport and rescue would be made if a need arose.

He said measures to protect Mehar were being discussed and the Water and Power Development Authority had been asked to strengthen the MNV drain’s embankments.

He said the Wapda chairman could not reach the place, but a general manager was here and he had said that the weak parts of the flood protective embankment would be strengthened. 

Prime Minister announced that 200 buses had been arranged for displaced populations in Dadu district shelters.

By Mehar, floodwaters inundated 25 villages and more pressure on cities to install the tire, rampart Betto Jato Road.

Losses were emerging on the waterfront, Johi around the city, although local people, including women, were trying to confirm it.

Johi dyke along the branch, the last line of defense and Sita Road Town, was pressure.

The MNV drain the water started to rise, landing of 7,500 cusecs Manchhar Lake, where the level has risen 113.8RL.

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