During this season, the snowfall in northern Pakistan is 80 to 90% more than previous seasons. The Federal Flood Commission (FFC) Chairman Ahmad Kamal informed the Senate Standing Committee on Water Resources that the country can face heavy floods. Heavy Floods are Predicted in Monsoon Season in Pakistan.
He revealed that Sindh and Balochistan experienced below normal rains which can result in a drought-like situation in both the provinces while in northern Pakistan, KP and Punjab above normal level rainfall is expected during the upcoming monsoon season.
Senator Shamim Afridi also the Implementation Secretary of Mirani Dam led the Senate Committee on Water Resource to complete the Mirani Dam affected people list within a month.
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As per the Secretary Implementation, the money is available but the list has not been finalized. The federal government provided Rs930 million for them and Rs3 billion will be provided to the affected people.
According to Senator Sassui Pilijo, Sindh is facing a 40% shortage of water and the province is being victimized via this water tool. She said there is a severe water shortage in the entire coastal region.
She was fearful regarding the severity of sea intrusion along with the coastal areas of Sindh that can result in Badin and Thatta’s sinking by 2030, followed by Karachi’s sinking by 2050.