Balochistan Floods

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Pakistan Floods: Railway Services Suspended In Balochistan For 10 Days

The flood situation in Pakistan’s Balochistan continues to stay grim, with the Railways services having been suspended for 10 days. However, railway authorities are likely to extend the suspension, stating that the situation will mostly remain the same even after 15 days. This has come after, owing to floods, the Naseerabad railway track was washed away and Harak railway bridge was damaged.

Tue, 30 Aug 2022 - 06:02 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Pakistan, Balochistan, Pakistan floods, Railways Suspended, flash floods

Courtesy: ANI

Miftah Ismail

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Pakistan Incurred $10 Bn Loss Due To Floods, Says FM Miftah Ismail

Pakistan’s Finance Minister Miftah Ismail stated that the country has incurred a loss of at least USD 10 billion due to unprecedented flash floods. The loss has been inflicted on various sectors of the country’s economy. The figure quoted by Ismail is just an estimation, and after the assessments the amount is expected to escalate. Meanwhile, PM Shehbaz Sharif has called for a Mukti-party meeting to discuss course of action.

Mon, 29 Aug 2022 - 07:42 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Pakistan, Pakistan Economy, Miftah Ismail, flash floods, Shehbaz Sharif

Courtesy: ANI

Pakistan Floods

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Pakistan Floods Kill 36 People, Leaves 145 Injured In 24 Hrs: Reports Media

In Pakistan's flood situation, at least 36 people, including seven children and five women, were killed and 145 others injured, after heavy monsoon rain.The deaths and injuries were confirmed by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) in the past 24 hours, on August 21. Notably, this monsoon, approximately 728 people in total lost their lives due to rain-related incidents in Pakistan. Furthermore, 27,870 houses were destroyed in the… read-more

Sun, 21 Aug 2022 - 08:05 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Pakistan Rains, MONSOON, flash floods, Deaths, Injuries

Chakki Bridge

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Chakki Bridge Collapses, Flash Floods Reported In Kangra, Himachal Pradesh

In Himachal Pradesh's Kangra, a Chakki bridge collapsed, confirmed the Additional District Magistrate on August 21. In addition, a flash flood also hit the mandi region of the state, causing trouble to the residents, as water entered their houses and shops in the Kangra district. The Kangra ADM Rohit Rathore is supervising the situation and asked for the rescue of people in the low-lying region, affected due to floods.

Sun, 21 Aug 2022 - 10:10 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Kangra, Chakki Bridge, flash floods, Mandi, ADM Rohit Rathore

Courtesy: ANI

House Collapse

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House Collapses In Himachal Pradesh’s Chamba; 3 Gone Missing

In Himachal Pradesh’s Chamba district, a landslide caused by heavy rains has resulted in the collapsing of a house, on August 20. The incident occurred at around 4:30 am in Chowari tehsil’s Barnet village, and has left three persons missing. A search operation has been initiated to rescue to missing persons. Meanwhile, flash floods occurred in Mandi district, causing water to enter into residents, shops and other buildings.

Sat, 20 Aug 2022 - 07:55 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Himachal Pradesh, Chamba, landslide, flash floods, House Collapse

Courtesy: ANI

Chakki bridge in Himachal Pradesh

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Himachal Pradesh's Chakki Bridge In Kangra Falls Due To Torrential Rains

The Chakki bridge in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district fell on August 20, according to the Additional District Magistrate. The Mandi area saw flash floods in the early hours of August 20. Except for colleges and ITI, all government and private educational institutions in the Mandi district will be closed on August 20. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted heavy rain in isolated areas of Himachal Pradesh across many… read-more

Sat, 20 Aug 2022 - 12:23 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Himachal Pradesh, Mandi, heavy rains, flash floods, IMD

Courtesy: Free Press Journal

Pakistan Floods

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Heavy Rains Continue To Lash Over Balochistan; 10 Dead In 3 Days

The rain situation has worsened in Pakistan's Balochistan, with ten more deaths having been recorded in the past three days, on August 15. The heavy downpour has wrecked havoc to infrastructure including houses, bridges and roads. Flash floods have damaged over 200 houses in Qila Abdullah, informed Geo News. The recent rains induced by the Monsoon season has destroyed over 1000 houses in Balochistan.

Mon, 15 Aug 2022 - 06:50 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Pakistan, Balochistan, rain, flash floods, MONSOON

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Thunderstorm

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Thunderstorm Anticipated On August 15 To End UK Heatwave

United Kingdom heatwave is likely to stop on August 15, according to Met Office forecasts. Except for the north of Scotland, the Met Office has issued yellow alerts for thunderstorms until August 16. The Met Office predicts that rain will fall on the ground and flow off, perhaps causing flash floods. The unexpected shift in weather is caused by a change in air pressure, Dan Stroud, Met Office meteorologist stated.

Mon, 15 Aug 2022 - 04:50 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: United Kingdom, Heatwaves, Thunderstorm, flash floods, yellow alert

Courtesy: NDTV

Pakistan Floods

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Pakistan Declares 'Monsoon Emergency'; 549 Dead, 46,200 Houses Damaged

Pakistan's federal cabinet has declared a "monsoon emergency" in wake of the damages caused by incessant rains across the nation. Moreover, Pakistan's federal Ministry for climate change has warned of more rains in the coming weeks. Reportedly, Balochistan received 600% more rain, and Sindh received 500% more than above-normal. Meanwhile, 46,200 houses have been damaged and at least 549 have died in one month, due to flash floods in Pakistan… read-more

Sat, 06 Aug 2022 - 11:53 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Pakistan, Pakistan Rains, MONSOON, Monsoon Emergency, flash floods

Courtesy: ANI

Jammu Flash Floods

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Flash Floods Ravage Poonch In J&K, Takes 1 Life, Damages Property Worth Millions Of Rupees

Flash flood struck Jammu & Kashmir's Poonch area, washing away one person, and property worth millions of rupees were damaged on August 1. Two persons were trapped behind earth-moving machinery, where one was saved, the other was swept away. "Dozens of vehicles including cars, three-wheelers, and two-wheelers were damaged in addition to many residential houses in this incident," authorities stated, adding that "precise details of the… read-more

Mon, 01 Aug 2022 - 02:35 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Jammu and Kashmir, flash floods, Poonch, Death, Property Damage