39 Killed In Rain Related Incidents In Punjab, Balochistan, KP

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39 killed in rain related incidents in Punjab, Balochistan, KP

As many as 39 people have been killed and 135 other injured in rain related incidents in Punjab, Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during current rain spell in the country

ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 17th Apr, 2019 ) :As many as 39 people have been killed and 135 other injured in rain related incidents in Punjab, Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during current rain spell in the country.

According to National Disaster Management Authority, eighty houses have so far been damaged as torrential rain continued to play havoc across the country.

More widespread dust-thunderstorm and rain accompanied by gusty winds is expected in Punjab, Islamabad, Kashmir, at scattered places in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, while at isolated places in Quetta, Zhob, Sibi, Kalat, Sukkur, Larkana divisions and Gilgit-Baltistan.

Islamabad received 57 millimeters, Rawalpindi twenty-four, Lahore forty-three, Gujranwala forty, Peshawar 16 millimeter rains during the last 24 hours.

Meanwhile, in different parts of Balochistan, eleven people have been killed and eight others injured due to torrential rains and floods during last four days.

Spokesperson of Provincial Disaster Management Authority talking to radio Pakistan said that most of the houses have been damaged in Kachhi district. He said that relief activities are underway.

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