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Water from Manchar Lake begins to flow backward, devastating several settlements.

As the Indus River’s water levels rose and the lake’s water started to flow backward rather than into the river, diversions created in Pakistan’s largest lake, Manchar, did not work, according to Geo News.

While residents are still being displaced, the Indus Link seam drain close to Tilti has cracked as a result of the pressure of the lake water, posing a threat to the city of Bhan Saeedabad.

More than 150,000 people in more than 500 villages spread across seven union councils in Sehwan have been negatively impacted by the destructive Manchar Lake water flows. While the Pakistan Army is performing rescue efforts in the affected areas, there are many sites where people are stranded in water.

From Qamber Shahdadkot to Manchar Lake, a 150 km stretch of land is now entirely drowned, and hundreds of villages in the Khairpur Nathan Shah, Wara, Sujawal, and Dadu tehsils are now inundated as well. Water on the rails caused the bogies of the relief train between Budapur Railway Station and Khaot to derrail.

On the other hand, Jaffarabad and Sahabatpur in Balochistan have been under water for two weeks. Roads, government buildings, and grid stations are all submerged as well.

Thousands of Gandakha tehsil victims are currently waiting for aid on the border between Sindh and Balochistan. The extreme lack of meals, drugs, and water has increased the victims’ hardships.