Heavy Rains Result in Flooding in Several Parts of Pakistan - NECN

Heavy Rains Result in Flooding in Several Parts of Pakistan



    (NECN: Rajanpur) - The flood-hit areas of Rajanpur were left disconnected from rest of the country since seven days after torrential rains and floods cut off all the land routes.

    Several people stranded as floodwaters still accumulated in towns and villages. DG Relief Riawan Baig told Geo News that at least 700 to 800 people are still stranded in floodwaters and 15,000 families became homeless.

    He said Kharif crops cultivated at 17,000 acres have been destroyed, however, relief activities from government of Punjab underway. A committee is also constituted for the assessment of the losses.

    Karachi--Another spell of heavy rains begun in the metropolis, as downpour lashed most parts of the Karachi on early Tuesday morning.
    The start of the fresh spell of monsoon rains on the one hand further improved the weather condition in the city, which had faced severe heat during the past days and on the other hand brought with it the usual problems of power outage.

    A number of electricity feeders tripped as a result of heavy rain, plunging many parts of the city into darkness.