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Karachi: Flood risk emerged in Hub Dam

Flash-flood rapidly moving towards in Slum areas of Gadap Town due to split in Hub Dam Karachi. In this an order has issued to vacant the slum areas at emergency basis, whereas risk of flash-flooding has emerged in areas due to entering of nullahs water nearby Saadi Garden in lying plots.

As nullahs and stream have been saturated  due to recent Monsoon rains in  Karachi, whereas risk of sinking of Saadi Town has created due to over spilled of nullah at Northern bypass. According to sources,  slum areas are barriers in way of natural routes of rain-water at northern bypass mountains, whereas water were not reaching to Lyari nullah which direction turned towards Saadi Town. As 1.5 feet water has accumulated in plots of Saadi Town whereas Super Highways’ sides drain over spilled due to non-cleanliness, due to which situation has become worst.

Commissioner Karachi Aijaz Khan has said that he has just come and blamed upon previous government whereas he claimed that he has got amount four days before for cleaning of rain nullahs.

However residents warned that if administration did not take emergency measures then risk of flash-flooding might be emerged like past years in affected areas. It remained clear that here flash-flooding were emerged in 2014 due to which few were killed and residents were trapped  for several days under the open sky.