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10 Aug 2019 description

Government of Pakistan
Prime Minister’s Office
National Disaster Management Authority
Islamabad

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09 Aug 2019 description
report Frontier Post

F.P. Report

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Thursday declared a rain emergency in Thatta, Sajawal and Badin district of Sindh after the Met office forecasted widespread monsoon rains in various parts of Sindh from Friday to Monday.

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah directed the authorities to remain on alert while presided over a high-level rain emergency meeting here at CM House.

CM Murad has directed K-Electric to take steps for the safety precautions to avoid the accidents during rain.

08 Aug 2019 description

Government of Pakistan
Prime Minister’s Office
National Disaster Management Authority
Islamabad

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07 Aug 2019 description

RAWALPINDI: Emergency was declared after heavy monsoon showers inundated several of Rawalpindi, on Tuesday night.

According to local media reports, heavy rain caused flooding in several low-laying areas including Nullah Lai, paralysing normal life. Many roads including flyovers of Committee Chowk, Pirwadhai, Faizabad Interchange and GT Road were submerged. Rainwater inundated areas of Shamasabad, Dhoke Kala Khan, Awan Colony, Javed Colony, Sadiqabad and many other localities.

07 Aug 2019 description

Government of Pakistan
Prime Minister’s Office
National Disaster Management Authority
Islamabad

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06 Aug 2019 description

Government of Pakistan
Prime Minister’s Office
National Disaster Management Authority
Islamabad

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05 Aug 2019 description

PESHAWAR: Three people, including a minor girl, were killed in Karak and Haripur districts on Saturday as rains lashed parts of the province.

The Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) said Khalid Usman and Safira Jan, the residents of Takhti-i-Nasrati area in Karak district, were swept away in flash floods.

However, five people were rescued.

Met office warns about flash floods, landslides in some districts

05 Aug 2019 description

Government of Pakistan
Prime Minister’s Office
National Disaster Management Authority
Islamabad

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7. Weather Forecast for Next 24 Hours. Isolated thunderstorm / rain of moderate intensity is expected over the Upper Catchments of all the Major Rivers along with D.I. Khan, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Sargodha, Lahore & D.G. Khan Divisions and East Balochistan. Last 24 hours significant rainfall recorded is attached as Annex B.

03 Aug 2019 description

Government of Pakistan
Prime Minister’s Office
National Disaster Management Authority
Islamabad

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01 Aug 2019 description

Dryness develops in northern Ethiopia, while heavy rainfall and flooding is likely in southern Sudan

  1. Rainfall across southern Senegal last week helped to relieve abnormal dryness in the region. Dry conditions, however, are likely to persist as below-average rainfall continues.

  2. Increased rainfall last week across Nigeria has provided relief to deficit areas in the country. Heavier rainfall is forecast for next week.

01 Aug 2019 description

KARACHI: As Karachi came to terms with the devastation caused by two days of moderate rainfall, the death toll rose to 23 with five more people reported dead in rain-related incidents, officials said on Wednesday.

Of the 23 deaths, 19 were caused by electrocution sparking anger against K-Electric, whose ill-maintained transmission and distribution system wreaked havoc on the people of Karachi.

01 Aug 2019 description

Government of Pakistan
Prime Minister’s Office
National Disaster Management Authority
Islamabad

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31 Jul 2019 description

11 million people in Sindh and Balochistan provinces live in areas hit by the worse drought since 2000 (UN; EU’s Joint Research Centre). Drought severely damaged food production and livestock, straining livelihoods and food security. 2018 National Nutrition Survey highlights a severe malnutrition crisis, with extremely high severe and moderate malnutrition rates beyond emergency level, especially among children under five, and lower life expectancy among pregnant and lactating women.

30 Jul 2019 description

Government of Pakistan
Prime Minister’s Office
National Disaster Management Authority
Islamabad

30 Jul 2019 description

Imran Ayub

KARACHI: At least 16 people died — mostly from electrocution — and three others were injured in Karachi and other parts of Sindh on Monday as the first spell of much-anticipated monsoon rain wreaked havoc on the ill-maintained electricity and sewerage systems, causing gridlock and flooding in several districts, officials and sources said.

29 Jul 2019 description

Government of Pakistan
Prime Minister’s Office
National Disaster Management Authority
Islamabad

29 Jul 2019 description
  • Heavy monsoon rains have caused extensive flooding and triggered landslides in Punjab, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK).
  • According a government report, as of 28 July, 64 people have died (14 in Punjab, 10 in Balochistan, 18 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and 22 in AJK), more than 71 have been injured and at least 160 houses have been damaged.
29 Jul 2019 description

Tahir Siddiqui

KARACHI: Civic bodies were put on high alert on Saturday and vacations of all employees cancelled ahead of forecast of heavy rains in the metropolis.

While many city areas received traces of rain, with the exception of Saddar where 4mm rain was recorded, on Saturday, a Met official said that some factors had delayed the arrival of a weather system that was supposed to cause heavy rain from Sunday. Now, there were chances of moderate to heavy rain in the city on Monday, he said.