ISLAMABAD - Water inflow in all major rivers has risen significantly due to shooting up mercury level in the country and on Thursday it was recorded at 403,445 cusecs against the outflow of 295,391 cusecs. According to the data released by Indus River System Authority (IRSA), water inflow in Indus at Tarbela was recorded at 181,100 cusecs against the outflow of 105,000 cusecs. Similarly, water inflow in Jhelum at Mangla was recorded at 66,954 cusecs against outflow of 35,000 cusecs. The maximum water level in River Indus at Tarbela was recorded at 1416.48 feet.

 which was 38.48 feet higher than its dead level of 1378 feet while in River Jhelum at Mangla it was 1142.60 feet which was 102.60 feet higher than its dead level of 1040 feet.

The release of water at Kalabagh, Taunsa and Sukkur was recorded at 179,583, 149,304 and 67,240 cusecs respectively. Similarly, water inflow in the Kabul River at Nowshera was recorded at 98,600 cusecs while it was recorded 56,791 cusecs in the River Chenab at Marala.

Official sources told APP here that hydel generation has also increased and stood at over 5,000MW owing to increase in water discharge from Tarbela and Mangla dams.