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  Achievements of Federal Flood Commission  
 

 

FLOOD FORECASTING AND WARNING FACILITIES PROVIDED THROUGH NING FACILITIES PROVIDED THROUGH

FEDERAL FLOOD COMMISSION, MINISTRY OF WATER AND POWER

1st  Phase (1988-98)

1- Installation of 10-CM Quantitative Precipitation Measurement (QPM) Weather Radar for Flood Forecasting Division (FFD) Lahore.

2- Procurement & installation of 1st phase of Meteoroburst Telecommunication System including one Master Station and 24 remote site stations.

 

2. 2nd Phase (1998-2008)

1- Upgradation of 10-CM Quantitative Precipitation Measurement Weather Radar installed in the premises of FFD, Lahore.

2-Upgradation of 5.36-CM Sialkot Weather Radar into 10-CM Quantitative Precipitation Measurement Weather Radar.

3- Procurement & installation of 24 No. HF-Radio Sets, also some coverage to Kabul River & Swat River.

4- Procurement & installation of 20 additional remote stations under existing Meteoroburst Telecommunication System (Phase-II)

5- Procurement & installation of new 10-CM Quantitative Precipitation Measurement Weather Radar at Mangla.

6- Development of initial/1st version of Computer Based Early Warning System through NESPAK, PMD & Delft Hydraulics, Flood Early Warning System (FEWS).

7- Expansion of Flood Plain Mapping activity covering remaining reaches of River Indus, alongwith rivers Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi, Sutlej etc.

 

3. Flood Forecasting & Warning System for Lai Nullah Basin in Islamabad–     

Rawalpindi


1- Two No. Telemetry rainfall gauging stations at Golra, Islamabad and Bokra, Islamabad.

2- Two No. water level gauging stations at Kattarian Bridge, Rawalpindi and Gawal Mandi Bridge, Rawalpindi.

3- Master control station in PMD, Islamabad.

4- Two monitoring stations at FFC and TMA/Rescue-1122-Rawalpindi respectively.

5- Executive Warning Control room in Rawalpindi Fire Brigade , and

6- Nine (9) No. warning posts at various locations.