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Punjab identifies 100 ‘vulnerable points’ to prevent floods

31/07/2023 11:39 AM | Click to read full article

After getting its fingers burned in the recent heavy rain-triggered floods, it seems the Punjab government is now becoming more proactive. In the midst of the ongoing rainy season and the threat of extreme weather conditions, the state has identified nearly 100 “vulnerable points” that could give way and cause floods in future and is taking steps to prevent future ‘man-made’ disasters. The majority of the ‘vulnerable points’ are on dhussi bandhs (earthen embankments).

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