Pakistan - Flash floods and landslides (PMD, NOAA, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 16 July 2019)

  • Heavy rainfall has been affecting north-eastern Pakistan - particularly the Azad, Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Territory (AJK) - over the past few days, triggering flash floods and landslides.
  • Media report 28 fatalities and five injured in Leswa Town (Neelum District, northern AJK). More than 100 houses have been damaged and a mosque swept away by floodwaters.
  • Over the next 24 hours, moderate to locally heavy rainfall is forecast over the affected area.