Weather Updates (Next 24hrs)
Mainly partly cloudy weather is expected in most parts of the province, however rainthunderstorm is expected at scattered places in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Rainfalls Recorded in Last 24hrs (mm):
Lower Dir=32, Saidu Shari=13, Malam Jabba and Peshawar=10 (each), Pattan=08, Dir and D.I Khan=07 (each), Cherat=04 , Kakul, Kohat and Balakot = 01 (each), Risalpur=Trace (Source: Met Department).
Heavy rain has continued to affect several parts of the country over the past few weeks, especially the northern and north-eastern provinces, causing more floods. Approx. 116 mm of rain in 24 h were recorded in Sialkot town (Punjab province) and 79 mm in Kakul city (Khyber Paktunkhwa province) over 26 - 27 July.
According to local media, as of 28 July early morning (UTC), 22 people have been killed, 60 have been injured and several houses have been damaged in the provinces of Punjab and Khyber Paktunkhwa.
Rivers Flow Situation Reported by Flood Forecasting Division.
Past Meteorological Situation and Future Forecast by PMD.
Intikhab Hanif | Zulfiqar Ali
PESHAWAR/LAHORE: At least 22 people were killed and over 60 others injured as widespread downpour and flash floods wreaked havoc in parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab on Wednesday.
The Pakistan Meteorological Department issued an alert for glacial lake outburst flood (GLOF) in Chitral district and asked the authorities concerned to adopt precautionary measures.
On July 2, flash floods claimed 29 lives in Chitral.
Weather in next 24 hours
Widespread thunderstorm rain with isolated heavy fall accompanied with gusty winds is expected in Abbottabad, Haripur, Mansehra, Kohistan, Battagram, Torghar, Buner, Upper Dir, Lower Dir, Shangla, Swat and at scattered places in Peshawar, Charsadda, Nowshera, Mardan, Swabi and Chitral districts while at isolated places in Kohat, Hangu, Bannu, Lakki Marwat , D.I Khan and Tank districts.
Weather Updates (Next 24hrs)
Widespread thunderstorm rain with isolated heavy fall accompanied with gusty winds is expected in Abbottabad, Haripur , Mansehra , Kohistan , Battagram , Torghar , Buner , Upper Dir , Lower Dir , Shangla , Swat and at scattered places in Peshawar , Charsadda , Nowshera ,Mardan , Swabi and Chitral districts while at isolated places in Kohat , Hangu , Bannu , Lakki Marwat , D.I.Khan and Tank districts.
Rivers Flow Situation Reported by Flood Forecasting Division. Past Meteorological Situation and Future Forecast by PMD.
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In May 2016, the headline inflation, based on consumer price index, rose by 3.2% on a year‐on‐year (YoY) basis following 4.2% growth in the previous month.
The purchasing capacity of the poor income group reflected in the Terms‐ of‐Trade (ToT) saw some improvement in May 2016 due to decrease in wheat flour price.
New facilities for Chitral community enhance safety and gender justice
Islamic Relief has been tackling gender injustice with a bathroom building scheme in a remote area of Pakistan.
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Around 1,678 mobile teams, 122 teams at fixed points and 38 at transit points were engaged in administering vaccine drops to the children.
“A strict surveillance system has been adopted at all transit points,” said the coordinator of the Emergency Operation Centre Balochistan, Dr Syed Saifur Rehman, adding that health teams were also deployed in refugee camps.
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