Troops were busy strengthening a dike built in front of the station, a visit to the site showed on Sunday.
“All preventive measures have been taken already to save the grid in case any flooding happens,” Syed Murtaza Ali Shah, a top district official, told Reuters on Monday.
The comment followed orders from Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, reported by state broadcaster Radio Pakistan, to ensure the 500kV power station did not get flooded.
UN agencies have begun work to assess the South Asian nation’s reconstruction needs after it received 391mm of rain, or nearly 190 per cent more than the 30-year average, in July and August.
Sindh received 466 per cent more rain than average and all the flood waters pass through Dadu, a district with a population of 1.5 million, thanks to its location.