Pong Dam's floodgates to be opened on Monday night
The BBMB has instructed the residents of the low-lying areas in the state and neighboring Punjab to remain vigilant. The authorities have also been asked to make all kinds of preparations, the official said.
Earlier, the BBMB issued a flood-warning and said more than 49,000 cusecs of water from the dam would be released at 3 pm on Tuesday. The reservoir level of the dam has already reached to 1,385.56 feet, he added.