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Flood warning through SMS

Flood warning through SMS

LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif says an SMS service has been started for giving advance warning regarding flood situation to people living near rivers.

He directed the cabinet committee on flood and administrations of districts concerned to monitor the flow of water in rivers round the clock and in case of flood threat, all possible protective measures should be adopted and evacuation of the people living near rivers should be ensured at any cost.

Meanwhile, a spokesman for the Punjab government said the CM’s Layyah visit had been postponed for he was not feeling well. The CM had earlier left for Layyah two days ago but bad weather forced him to return midway.

Published in Dawn, July 28th, 2015

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