LAHORE - Mainly dry weather is expected in most parts of the country during the next couple of days.

According to the Met Office, no strong weather system is likely to enter Pakistan during the week, therefore generally dry weather with clear sky would prevail. The official report stated that temperatures would also increase by 3 to 4 degree celsius ,while nights will remain cold during the period.

Water level: The position of rivers inflow and outflow at Tarbela, Mangla and Chashma along with the reservoirs levels and the barrages on Tuesday was as follows:

Rivers: Indus at Tarbela:Inflows 35900 cusecs and Outflows 40000 cusecs, Kabul at Nowshera: Inflows 18500 cusecs and Outflows 18500 cusecs, Jhelum at Mangla: Inflows 26900 cusecs and Outflows 50000 cusecs, Chenab at Marala: Inflows 13000 cusecs and Outflows 6500 cusecs.

Barrages: Jinnah: Inflows 66900 cusecs and Outflows 59900 cusecs, Chashma: Inflows 59100 cusecs and Outflows 53000 cusecs, Taunsa: Inflows 53400 cusecs and Outflows 46600 cusecs,Panjnad:Inflows 16400 cusecs and Outflows 5900 cusecs, Guddu:Inflows 42800 cusecs and Outflows 35700 cusecs, Sukkur: Inflows 35700 cusecs and Outflows 6400 cusecs, Kotri: Inflows 8300 cusecs and Outflows Nil.

Reservoirs (Level and Storage):

Tarbela: Minimum operating level 1380 feet, present level 1507.50 feet, maximum conservation level 1550 feet, live storage today 4.161 million acre feet (MAF).

Mangla: Minimum operating level 1040 feet, present level 1205.00 feet, maximum conservation level 1242 feet, live storage today 4.706 MAF.

Chashma: Minimum operating level 637 feet, present level 645.90 feet, maximum conservation level 649 feet, live storage today 0.165 MAF.

The inflows and outflows of River Indus at Tarbela and Chashma, River Kabul at Nowshera and River Jhelum at Mangla have been reflected as mean flows of 24 hours, whereas the other flows were gauged at 6.00 am.