Torrential rains on 24 and 25 April led to flash floods affecting 27 districts in western, northern and northeastern Afghanistan.
As of 31 March, 11 provinces (nine in northern Afghanistan) had received between 19% and 55% of long-term average annual rainfall. Some areas received more than 90mm of rain.
As of 1 May, 165 people have been killed, 67,000 people affected, and around 16,000 displaced. The three most affected provinces are Jawzjan, Faryab and Sar-e-Pul (Adapted from OCHA, 01/05/2014, PressTV, 01/05/2014):