Monday, June 6, 2011

Will monsoon floods strike again this year?

CM Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah has said that the flood water is fast raging this year as it triggered devastation last year, urging on the immediate need for precautionary arrangements before monsoon, local news channel reported.

He said the flood tides would swim through Sukkur Barrage as did last year.

The Chief Minister was talking to media at Sukkur airport.

He warned that it is necessary to remove the encroachments alongside the security bund of Sukkur district, warning that the residents of ‘Bunderwal’ should clear off the area otherwise the administration is all ready to take strict action.

CM informed that the repair work of all bunds across Sindh province which received damages during last year’s floods would be finished latest by June 30.

The floodwater is fast raging this year as did last year, he told the media.