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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.

29 Jul 2019 description
report Frontier Post

F.P. Report

LAHORE/PESHAWAR: At least seven people reportedly died and dozens more were injured in separate rain-related incidents across Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Sunday.

According to the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA), five people including two children and a woman were killed in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (K-P).

Two of the deaths were reported in Shangrila and one each in Buner, Mansehra and Abbottabad. In more rain-related incidents, 18 people sustained injuries including six women and one child.

28 Jul 2019 description

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

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  1. Weather Forecast. Scattered thunderstorm / rain with isolated heavy falls is expected over the Upper Catchments of all the Major Rivers alongwith Upper Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, East Balochistan and D.G. Khan Division. Isolated thunderstorm / rain is expected over Sindh alongwith Multan & Bahawalpur Divisions. Rainfall activity is likely to start over Sindh. Last 24 hours significant rainfall is attached as Annex B.

27 Jul 2019 description

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

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  1. Weather Forecast. Wide-spread thunderstorm / rain of moderate to heavy intensity with very heavy falls at scattered places is likely over the Upper Catchments of all the Major Rivers along with Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and East Balochistan. Last 24 hours significant rainfall is attached as Annex B.

26 Jul 2019 description

Khalid Hasnain

LAHORE: Monsoon’s second torrential rain disrupted routine life in the city on Thursday, leaving motorists stuck on roads for hours.

Officials drained out the rainwater accumulated at various points and energised the feeders to restore electricity suspended for hours in various parts of the city.

There were reports about appearance of sinkholes at various places including Johar Town’s main boulevard — Khayaban-i-Firdausi — due to spell of heavy rain.

26 Jul 2019 description
report Direct Relief

The start of monsoon season brought devastating flooding and landslides, killing hundreds and submerging whole villages.

The first big storm of the monsoon season has receded, leaving fatalities, damaged houses, and ruined livelihoods across South Asia.

More than 670 deaths have been reported thus far, and millions have been displaced or significantly affected. Many are still missing, including children.

26 Jul 2019 description

Met office informed that monsoon currents presently active over upper parts of the country are expected to spread to central and southern parts of the country during next 24-48 hours. Meanwhile a Low Pressure Area is likely to develop over Indian Rajasthan on Sunday. Under the influence of this Low Pressure Area (LPA) following weather is expected:

Widespread rains/wind-thunderstorm are expected in Mirpurkhas, Thatta, Hyderabad, Karachi, Shaheed Benazirabad, Kalat and Makran divisions from Sunday to Tuesday.

25 Jul 2019 description

Adnan Sheikh | Tahir Naseer | Imtiaz Ali | Ali Akbar

As monsoon rains continue to fall all over the country this week, citizens are facing major issues, including unannounced power outages and water clogged streets.

The Pakistan Meteorological Department (MET) has predicted heavy rainfall and thunder Thursday (today) and Friday in most parts of the country because of unusual weather developments on the east and west of the country. Meanwhile, hot and humid weather is expected to continue in south Punjab and most of Sindh.

Islamabad

25 Jul 2019 description

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

  1. Rivers Flow Situation Reported by Flood Forecasting Division. River Kabul at Nowshera is in Low Flood level. All other major Rivers are in the state of their normal flows.
    Medium to High level flows are expected in Nullahs of Rivers Ravi and Chenab during next 48 hours. Details at Annex A.

24 Jul 2019 description

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

  1. Rivers Flow Situation Reported by Flood Forecasting Division. River Kabul at Nowshera is in Low Flood level. All other major Rivers are in the state of their normal flows. Details at Annex A.

23 Jul 2019 description

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

  1. Rivers Flow Situation Reported by Flood Forecasting Division. River Kabul at Nowshera is in Medium Flood level. All other major Rivers are in the state of their normal flows.
    Details at Annex A.

23 Jul 2019 description

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

  1. Rivers Flow Situation Reported by Flood Forecasting Division. River Kabul at Nowshera is in Low Flood level. Low Level Flooding is expected in the Hill Torrents of D.G. Khan Division. All other major Rivers are in the state of their normal flows. Details at Annex A.

23 Jul 2019 description

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

  1. Rivers Flow Situation Reported by Flood Forecasting Division. River Kabul at Nowshera is in Medium Flood level and River Indus at Guddu is in Low Flood Level. Low to Medium Level Flooding is expected in the Hill Torrents of D.G. Khan Division. All other major Rivers are in the state of their normal flows. Details at Annex A.

21 Jul 2019 description

Mansoor Malik

LAHORE: The Punjab Cabinet has approved allotment of the state land to landless farmers of Cholistan and constituted a scrutiny committee to complete the process in a transparent manner.

In a meeting on Saturday, it approved the financial aid package for the farmers whose crops were damaged in recent rainstorms and hailstorms. As many as 55 villages of 27 districts have been declared calamity-hit and exempted from Malia and Aabiyana (water service charges).

21 Jul 2019 description

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

  1. Rivers Flow Situation Reported by Flood Forecasting Division. River Kabul at Nowshera is in Medium Flood level and River Indus at Guddu is in Low Flood Level. Low to Medium level Flooding is expected in the Hill Torrents of D.G. Khan Division. All other major Rivers are in the state of their normal flows. Details at Annex A.

20 Jul 2019 description
report Islamic Relief

Monsoon flooding and landslides have ravaged parts of south Asia.

The disaster, triggered by torrential rain, has affected millions of people.

Tens of thousands of people have been forced from their homes, and since the weekend, over 100 people have lost their lives.

The downpour has stopped in Nepal, but India, Bangladesh and Pakistan are braced for more heavy rain in the coming days.

Islamic Relief emergency teams are working with local authorities and partners to support the emergency relief efforts.

20 Jul 2019 description
report Theirworld

Thousands of schools damaged by South Asia floods, a superhero to tackle violence at school and hope for rural Pakistani children are in our roundup.

Deadly South Asia floods hit 5m children and damage thousands of schools

Thousands of schools in South Asia have been damaged and others are being used as shelters after devastating monsoon floods forced millions of people from their homes.