Deadly floods in Pakistan and Iran
The worst-hit area was Mansehra district, where rains unleashed rivers of mud that buried homes in a tiny village called Dada. By midday Monday, 20 inches of rain had fallen in Islamabad, Pakistan's capital- the highest in 100 years, officials said.
Flash floods from heavy rains and hailstorms have left at least 30 people dead and 100 injured in northwest Iran, the state media said on Saturday (July 21). Rescue efforts were underway Saturday after a night of heavy raining, with aid workers attempting to deliver food, medicines and blankets to three villages in Ardebil province. Dozens of people were still missing.
Cars and houses were buried under mud, and many head of cattle were lost in the villages of Moeel, Ilando and Qinerjeh, about 600 kilometers (375 miles) northwest of Tehran, according to the Islamic Republic News Agency. IRNA said, were affected by the storms.
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