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04 Jul 1994 description


DHA-GENEVA 94/0227

PAKISTAN - TORRENTIAL RAINS
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO.1
4 JULY 1994

1.ON 3 JULY 1994 WIDESPREAD MONSOON RAINS CAUSED CONSIDERABLE DAMAGE, PARTICULARLY IN LOW-LYING AREAS OF RAWALPINDI AND ISLAMABAD WHERE 190 MM OF RAIN WAS RECORDED. THIS REPRESENTS THE SECOND HIGHEST DOWNPOUR IN THESE CITIES ON RECORD. RAIN WAS ALSO RECORDED IN MURREE (62 MM), RISALPUR (29 MM) AND KARACHI (31 MM), AND TO A LESSER EXTENT IN PESHAWAR, LAHORE, SIALKOT, MULTAN, BAHAWALPUR, SHORKOT AND QUETTA.