Pakistan

Pakistan - Mudflow and landslide (PMD, NOAA, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 21 August 2019)

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  • 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.