ISLAMABAD: National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has warned that heavy rainfall is expected this year in the months from July to September, which might cause destruction in the form of excessive floods.
Talking to a private television channel, Chairman NDMA, Zafar Qadir said that the lower areas of Sindh are on the verge of the expected destruction.
According to him, the provinces have been informed regarding fear of floods. The respective provincial governments have been asked to save funds in this regard.
The areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Nowshera, Mardan, and Charsadda are on red alert while Dera Ghazi Khan of Northern Punjab is deemed to be affected the most.
Chairman NDMA said that the district governments should be prepared to encounter the possible floods.
He remarked that the responsibility of NDMA was to make plans only and the provinces were responsible for their implementation.
Meanwhile, UNESCO has released funds worth 1.5 million dollars for establishment of system for monitoring flow in water-passages.