Monsoon rains: Heavy downpour kills 16 in South Punjab

According to NDMA reports, 62 people have been injured across Pakistan.


Web Desk September 09, 2012

MULTAN: Sixteen people lost their lives and many suffered serious injuries in various accidents caused by heavy rains in South Punjab, Express News reported on Sunday.

According to the Chairman National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), 62 people were injured in rain-related incidents across the country.

NDMA reports claim a total of  6968 houses have been destroyed.

“Heavy rains are expected in Karachi today; the monsoon season will slow down from Tuesday onwards.” said the chairman NDMA.

He also said that the rain will have a good affect on rice and cotton crops in Pakistan.

The heavy downpour also affected the residents of Sindh by causing prolonged power outages, damage of property and the collapse of sewage systems.

Train schedules have been disrupted and passengers were left stranded at platforms.

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mkz | 9 years ago | Reply This picutre is from Peshawar....
Nasir Mahmood | 9 years ago | Reply

Where the parliamentarians are using the development funds?

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