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Pakistani authorities are struggling to stop their largest lake, Manchhar, from overflowing.
Recent attempts to lower the water level in the lake have failed, according to the BBC. success.
Lake Manchhar is dangerously overflowing after record monsoon rains flood a third of Pakistan.
So far, three lake breaks – two to protect nearby areas – have displaced more than 100 000 people. However, there is still a threat that the lake could overflow, so rescue teams are rushing to evacuate many more people.
“There are three breaches in the lake, two planned, one unplanned breach. Our goal is to save our big cities,” explained Sindh Irrigation Minister Jam Khan Shoro.
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