DADU/LARKANA The deluge after inundating Khairpur Nathan Shah started affecting different areas of District Dadu including Makhdoom Bilawal, Tharrari Shaheed, Faridabad, Seeta Road and Mado on Saturday. Most parts of Mehar town and several surrounding villages have also been flooded The alarming situation also caused closure of Zamzama Gas Field, operated by BHP in Johi area of Dadu, as two of the wells were inundated by floodwaters. The floodwaters gushing out of seven breaches in Khudawa Canal had earlier inundated most of Khairpur Nathan Shah and a 10km section of the Indus Highway from Yousuf Naich village to Mehar Bypass on Friday. The residents of abovementioned areas are facing great hardships as they have lost everything. The administration had issued a last warning to the residents of Khairpur Nathan Shah and adjoining areas to leave their homes. The local authorities had now ordered the people to vacate over 100 villages after which they had started shifting to safer places. Army, Rangers and police are making all-out efforts to rescue the people but the transporters have increased their fares as they are charging Rs80,000 per truck from Dadu to Hyderabad and Karachi while the van drivers are demanding Rs500 for each passenger. On the other hand, policemen are 'making hefty profit out of the migrating people. DCO Dadu Mohammad Iqbal Memon said the bureaucrats were not following his instructions but he was trying his best to support the poor people. On the other hand, Warah town is facing a major threat from two sides after the water flowing out of the breaches in Ghar Drain created panic in the area. Pressure was also mounting on the embankments along the Hamal Lake as water level crossed 13 feet mark. As the gates were still closed, the situation could prove dangerous for Qamber, Warah, Nasirabad and Larkana. The water level was also on the rise in Manchhar resulting in several breaches at Suprio Bund. The administration made cut at Mehar Drain, further diverting flood to the KN Shah and Seeta Road in District Dadu. The increasing influx of IDPs from the town and cities, which are latest addition to the flood-affected areas, has crippled the life in Larkana, which lacks amenities and services required to cater the needs of over 0.6 million people taking shelter in the city. Resultantly, the administration has stopped the IDPs entry into the city and shifted them to Arija. Authorities said they were trying to provide food and shelter to hundreds of thousands of people in camps in Larkana but limited resources were hampering their efforts. Agencies add: Authorities in Sindh were busy evacuating more people to safety in several flooded. Most parts of Khairpur Nathan Shah town and Mehar town and several surrounding villages have been flooded, DCO Dadu Iqbal Memon told AFP. Memon said the flooding in Dadu district was caused by a breach in the Khudawa Canal on Friday. Some 800 people in Baid village were stranded and calling for urgent evacuation. People were also fleeing the flooded town of Jati in Thatta but faced a shortage of transport, local television reports said.