ISLAMABAD

A remarkable increase in water levels in both Tarbela and Mangla dams was recorded on Saturday due to surge in inflow of water caused by recent torrential rains.

In Tarbela Dam water level is recorded at 1,548 feet, which is only two feet below the maximum level. Water intake is 2,35,800 cusecs against the discharge of 2,06,500 cusecs while the usable water reserve in the Dam stands at 64, 67, 000 acre feet.

Meanwhile, water level in Mangla Dam has mounted to 1,224 feet, 18 feet below the maximum level. Water inflow was recorded at 46,570 cusecs and outflow was 15,000 cusecs.

Usable water reserves in both the Dams went up to 12,456,000 acre feet.