Sudan raises alert after start of the 3rd filling of GERD - News Summed Up

Sudan raises alert after start of the 3rd filling of GERD


He pointed out that the past quantities ranged between 50 and 60 million cubic meters per day, adding that the amount of incoming water would reach 500 million cubic meters per day early next week. Sharaki added in statements to Masrawy news website that the Nile River is one of the powerful rivers, as last year it recorded the supply of nearly 860 million cubic meters, or nearly one billion per day. He pointed out that the Sudanese dams empty thier quantities of water in order to be able to receive the quantities of the new flood. “This flood is expected to be less than last year’s flood,” he added. Sharaki pointed out that the amount of retained water, whether in the first, second or third filling, is considered among the shares of the downstream countries.


Source: Egypt Independent August 01, 2022 10:29 UTC



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