As said by reports, at least 100 villages and settlements have been inundated around Layyah, which faced a medium-level flood on the banks of the River Indus.
Official sources reported that the inflow of water at Guddu barrage was 353,000 cusecs while water discharge was 326,000 cusecs this morning.
Floods triggered by monsoon rains kill scores of people often in Pakistan.
A rescue operation has been initiated to aid the affected population and an emergency imposed in Chitral as rains continued. Relief goods and food items were distributed among the affectees.
Talking to people in villages near Hafizabad, a lady said billions of rupees are being spent to rehabilitate infrastructure in flood affected areas.
“The army and Scouts have been alerted and relief and rescue operations were underway for the flood-affected people in the Kalash valley”.
However, Peshawar Corps Commander said that at least 125 ton staple diet has been provided to affectees in Chitral. It also advised the people living in the low-lying areas along streams and nullahs to remain careful during that period. Khan further said that as many as two helicopters are performing duties in the affecetd areas.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has expressed grief and sorrow, over loss of precious lives and damages to property in Chitral floods.
As reported by PDMA, the district administration of Chitral has started restoration of cut-off sites from limited available resources and the deputy commissioner has been authorized to utilize the relief fund for relief activities.
Meanwhile Chief Minister Pervez Khattak directed the divisional administration of Malakand to conduct a compre-hensive survey for ascertain the losses caused by heavy rains and flash-floods in Chitral. People have been asked to contact PDMA on telephone Nos.091-9213959, 9213845 and 9223662.