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Satellites to monitor rivers of Punjab

India: The Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) of Pakistan announced that all rivers of Punjab will be monitored by satellites operated by SUPARCO. The aim is to receive updated information of flow of water in rivers and drains in order to monitor floods. Modern software has been developed to obtain information regarding the flow of water and its impact on surrounding areas. Information regarding rains will also be received through the satellites, stated Nadeem Ashraf, Chief Relief Commissioner Punjab and Senior Member Board of Revenue.

Source: UN Spider