Monsoon rains claim 19 more lives across Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The ongoing monsoon rains across the Country have claimed 19 more lives on Friday.


As many as 110 people have also been injured in rain-related incidents since the monsoon started in the Country while 92 houses have been damaged.

According to National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), 11 death have been reported in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa including four male, one female and six children.

A total of six deaths have been reported in Sindh province including three male and three children.

In Balochistan, the NDMA have reported 18 deaths including 11 male, four female and three children.

In Azad Jammu and Kashmir and FATA, total five deaths have been reported including one male and four children.

The PDMA and DDMA have been provided 555 tents, 100 food items, 600 wheat bags, 220 rice bags, 570 blankets, 250 plastic mats, 450 kitchen sets, 1400 mosquito nets, 250 sleeping bags, 150 water tanks, 1300 jerry cans, 50 lifesaving jackets and 150 gas cylinders to the victims.

Due to heavy rains in district Gujrat small portion of bridge on Gujrat to Kurrianwala Road has been damaged. A bailey bridge has been installed and the road link has been restored for traffic.

Gilgit-Skardu Road (S-1) had been blocked at eleven locations due to landslides, five blocks have been cleared while work on remaining road block locations is underway.

All other roads across the country are clear for all types of traffic. Significant rainfall reported during the last 24 hours was; Palandri 53mm, Parachinar 30mm, Kallar 28mm and Mithi 21mm.

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