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Pakistan - Severe weather update (PDMA, PMD) (ECHO Daily Flash of 13 March 2020)

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  • The number of fatalities following persistent heavy rain and snow in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (north-west Pakistan) has risen to 57. More than 100 people have also been injured according to national authorities.

  • 260 houses/public buildings have been damaged or destroyed. Roads in Abbottabad District (north-east Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) remain closed, isolating many villages.

  • Further rain and thunderstorms are forecast over Khyber Pakhtunkhwa over the coming days.