The levels of the Nile in Khartoum were 16.04 meters, to keep the flood level 16.50 meters less than half a metre, according to a statement by the Flood Committee of the Sudanese Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources.
Water sectors will increase
The committee indicated that the revenue of the Blue Nile at El-Dim station on the Sudanese-Ethiopian border has reached today 573 million cubic meters, and it is expected that the revenue during the next three days will be about 600 million cubic meters.
She said that the revenue of the Atbara River at the Sudanese-Ethiopian border amounted to 385 million cubic meters, and that the rate of dispositions behind the dams (in millions of cubic meters).
The statement indicated that all sectors will witness an average rise of 25 cm, calling on citizens in all sectors to take all necessary precautions.
Yesterday, the Sudanese state of Sennar declared a state of maximum alert, after the levels of the Blue Nile rose in most of the prisons in the state.
Alert in Sennar State
And last week, the Sudanese state of Sennar declared a state of maximum alert, after the levels of the Blue Nile rose in most of the prisons in the state.
The governor of Sennar state appealed to the citizens living on the Blue Nile to be careful, after information was received that the levels of the Blue Nile would rise, in addition to heavy rains on the high Ethiopian plateau, in anticipation of any flood.
He stressed that his government ordered to double the work in the “Majoriya Bridge, Saqi Hariri, and the Governmental Geneina”, after the rise in the water level in the Nile, so as not to return to the city of Singa through the drains.