MULTAN

The district administration has issued red alert to all district departments in view of monsoon rains and likely flood on Saturday. The heads of all the concerned departments have been directed to make arrangements for coping with any flood-like situation while the irrigation department started making lists of people living in riverine areas. The district government says that although the metrological department has not issued any flood warning, the arrangements are being made in advance to prevent any disaster. The district teams will be supported by Pakistan Army in case of flooding. Meanwhile, the irrigation teams have started visiting protection dykes for their repair.