Posts tagged as: Pakistan-Floods

Death toll from floods reaches 193

Officials say death toll from floods in the country has reached 193 while 1116 sustained injuries. The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) says over one hundred thirteen thousand people and over five thousand two hundred villages have been affected by the floods. More than 35‚300 houses have been damaged partially and over 17‚100 completely as […]

Death toll from floods reaches 118, while over 800 injured

Officials said Tuesday that flash floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains across the country have killed 118 people and injured 812 others this month.   The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) said the rains and floods affected over five hundred and fifty-four thousand people have been affected. Over eleven thousand houses have been destroyed and […]

PM Nawaz Sharif visits floods-hit areas in Punjab

Prime Minster Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Saturday visited floods-affected people in parts of Punjab province and assured them that the government will provide all possible assistance for the relief and rehabilitation of flood hit people. He was speaking at a briefing at Baddu Malhi in Narowal after taking an aerial view of the situation caused by […]

People warned of high to very high flood in River Chenab

The Flood Forecasting Division Lahore has warned of high to very high flood in River Chenab. Chenab at Marala is likely to attain very high flood level and at Khanki and Qadirabad high to very high flood level today. Meanwhile‚ the flood water flooded Nullah Dek overflowed near village Chahoor in Pasrur Tehsil. In Pasrur […]

Heavy rains inundate roads, streets in Islamabad, Rawalpindi

Heavy monsoon downpours inundated several roads and streets in some parts of Islamabad‚ Rawalpindi and adjoining areas Tuesday morning. A spokesperson of met office said that 190 mm of rain has been recorded in Islamabad during the last twenty four hours. According to rescue officials‚ water level has reached alarming level at Nullah Leh in […]

UN ready to aid Pakistan following monsoon rains, floods

The United Nations says that it is ready to assist Pakistan if required, after monsoon rains and floods reportedly killed at least 120 people in the two Asian countries. “The (UN) Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and its humanitarian partners are reviewing the situation and stand ready to assist if required,” UN […]

Rescue operations in flood-hit areas continue

Rescue and relief activities are continuing in rain and flood hit areas in all the four provinces. Pakistan Army‚ Navy and local administration have accelerated their emergency relief operation in rain-affected low lying areas of Karachi. Pakistan Navy has set up relief camps in Jalbani Town and Gadap Town areas. Sindh Rangers has also set […]

Rains, floods kill 18 die in country

Heavy rains that caused floods in several parts of the killed at least 18 people on Saturday, officials said.  Seven persons died due to electrocution and other rain related incidents in Karachi.  Six people were killed and three injured when wall of a factory fell on a hut in due to heavy rain in the […]


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