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22 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. Mainly dry weather is expected over most parts of the country. However isolated rain is expected over Upper Catchments of Rivers Jhelum & Chenab alongwith Gujranwala & D.G. Khan Divisions. Last 24 hours significant rainfall recorded is attached as Annex B.

21 Aug 2019 description
  • Heavy rainfall has been affecting north-eastern Pakistan over the last week, triggering floods, landslides and mud-flows.
  • Media report 12 deaths, 7 in Hajira village (Poonch District, Azad Jammu and Kashmir Territory) following a landslide and mudflow and 5 more across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Region after several landslides.
  • Over the next 24 hours light to moderate rainfall is expected over northern regions.
  • According to official government figures, 221 people have died as a result of flooding this year.
21 Aug 2019 description
report Frontier Post

KASUR: Over 50 villages were submerged and scores of people evacuated on Wednesday after India released up to 38,000 cusecs of water into River Sutlej without intimation earlier this week.

According to detail, more than 50 villages were submerged near the Sutlej, including areas in Kasur, Chachran Sharif, Kot Mithan, Chanda Singhwala, Gati Kalanger, Mastayki, and Bhikiwind. Crops stretching over hundreds of acres near the bed of Sutlej were also destroyed by the flooding.

21 Aug 2019 description
report Frontier Post

KARACHI: Medical experts on Tuesday informed a 300 percent increase in the number of patients after the rains and Eid-ul-Azha spread diseases like hepatitis and abdominal pain in Karachi affecting more than 10,000 children.

21 Aug 2019 description

KASUR: Scores of people were evacuated from the villages near the Sutlej while over 2,000 were provided with transportation on Tuesday, according to Rescue 1122.

Crops stretching over hundreds of acre land near the bed of Sutlej was submerged while water had started flowing into villages including Chanda Singhwala, Basti Bangla Desh, Gati Kalanger, Mastayki, and Bhikiwind.

The district administration had made announcements in villages near Kanganpur asking people to vacate the villages.

20 Aug 2019 description

Heavy rainfall has been affecting north-eastern Pakistan over the past week, triggering landslides resulting in casualties and damage.

As of 19 August, media report 7 people dead and 6 injured after a landslide occurred in Pothi Chapriyan Hiloti village (Azad Jammu and Kashmir Territory) on 17 August.

Over the next 24 hours heavy rainfall and thunderstorms are forecast over north-eastern Pakistan.

20 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. Mainly hot and humid weather is expected in most parts of the Country. However, rain/wind-thunderstorm is expected at isolated places in Hazara Division and Gilgit Baltistan. Medium to High Flood level is expected in River Sutlej at GS Wala and all the others major rivers will remain in Low to Medium Flood Level. Last 24 hours significant rainfall recorded is attached as Annex B.

19 Aug 2019 description

Tariq Naqash

At least seven people, most of them children, were killed and six others were injured after a landslide triggered by heavy rains engulfed three houses in a mountain village of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) early Saturday, officials said.

The incident occurred at about 5am in a hamlet known as Pothi Chapriyan Hiloti, close to which runs a channel to carry water for an under-construction hydropower project, said Raja Pervez Hameed, Station House Officer of Hajira – a subdivision of Poonch district.

19 Aug 2019 description

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

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18 Aug 2019 description

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

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18 Aug 2019 description

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

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17 Aug 2019 description

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

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16 Aug 2019 description

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

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15 Aug 2019 description

India

Since early August, southern and southwestern India have been affected by renewed flooding and landslides caused by heavy monsoon rainfall.

Across Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, and Gujarat at least 244 people have been killed and more than 1.2 million people have been forced to flee to camps established by the government.

Though floodwaters have begun to subside in some areas, humanitarian needs remain high...

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14 Aug 2019 description

Munawer Azeem

ISLAMABAD: The capital administration has begun evacuating people from low-lying areas and from the banks of rivers and nullahs as a precautionary measure for upcoming heavy rainfall, thunderstorms and strong winds.

Deputy Commissioner Hamza Shafqaat told Dawn that the Meteorological Department has issued an advisory for widespread rain and wind-thunderstorms expected in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, upper Punjab – including Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir – from Tuesday evening to Saturday.

14 Aug 2019 description
  1. Summary of Losses and Damages (1000 hrs)

  2. Detail of Relief Items provided by PDMA (1000 hrs)

  3. Detail of rainfall recorded (mm) in Sindh (1000 hrs)

14 Aug 2019 description

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

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13 Aug 2019 description
  • Monsoon rains have flooded several districts of Sindh Province (south-eastern Pakistan), leading to 26 deaths and 4 injured between 9-12 August according to the national authorities. Torrential rain also contibuted to 7 deaths of in Punjab.
  • Several areas are still flooded in Karachi, hampering search and rescue operations. At least 128 people have been evacuated to a relief camp in Matiari City.
  • Heavy rainfall, with strong winds and thunderstorms will continue to affect most of Pakistan over 13-14 August.
12 Aug 2019 description

KARACHI: Four people died — three of them of electrocution — in different incidents following a fresh spell of rain that hit the city on Saturday morning and continued intermittently throughout the day.

The Met Office said that “moderate to heavy” rain was expected in Karachi on Sunday (today) and the rain system would lose its intensity by Monday afternoon.