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50 houses were swept away by the flood in Upper Kohistan: official – Pakistan

flash floods triggered heavy rains caused mass destruction in Kandia tehsil of Upper Kohistan on Sunday at least 50 houses and minipower stations were washed away official said.

flood coincides with heavy rains in Chitral and Peshawar where one one person died, two were injured in in last 24 hoursaccording to PDMA.

Tehsildar (tax inspector) Muhammad Riaz said Dawn.com that about 50 houses were demolished in floods in Upper Kohistan, adding that he amounted to five teams which were sent to the affected areas for relief work and evaluation of losses.

Local activist ratings of the destruction was much higher and the other said of in challenges of cut off from electricity and drinking water.

This was reported by a local activist from Kandia Hafiz-ur-Rehman. Dawn.com that “massive flood” hit two villages in Kandia tehsil, where he estimated about 100 houses were washed away, making scores of people homeless. No casualties have been reported.

BUT view of devastation caused floods in Upper Kohistan. – Photo courtesy of local residents. via Umar Bacha

He said a lot of cattle was also died, and water supply systems in four villages—Dansh, Berti, Yashoi, and Dangoi—were affected, but fortunately, families managed to evacuate before the flood reached the villages.

Rehman also general videos with Dawn.comfilmed by locals in Jasha area, of houses are completely flooded. In another video flood the waters can be seen raging through valley.

He said that the locals initially started to rescue work and relocated affected families to safer locations.

Another Kandia resident, Aziz Khan, said the suspension of electricity and water supply “supplied all area in trouble.”

Humanitarian aid is sent to the affected areas. — Photo courtesy of Kohistan Tehsildar Muhammad Riaz.

“Initially, we sent 45 tents and other essentials. items affected families while team of tax officials will go to the affected areas in hour before start relief activities,” said Tehsildar Riaz.

Hafiz Waqar Ahmad, Assistant Commissioner of Dassou Headquarters, announced this. Dawn.com that some heavy machines of Dassu Hydroelectric Power Plant project also fell under the rubble, knocked out by the flood in Uchar Nala, but the losses were insignificant.

Uchar Nala is located about 30 km from Kandia.

Waqar said food items we also sent for affected families of Candia and tents are set up in Jasha, bye more we on in way in Birtvi.

Rain damages infrastructure in Peshawar and Chitral

Meanwhile, the Pakistan Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) said at least one one person died and two were injured due to heavy rains in Peshawar in in last 24 hours.

PDMA reported that 23 houses were partially damaged and 14 houses were completely damaged. in provincial capital.

Several houses were also demolished. in Boni of Upper Chitral area due to flash floods caused by heavy rain. PDMA said area of Lower Chitral were also affected by the rains.

Tehsil Chairman Chitral Shehzada Aman stated that Garam Chashma Street was closed. for movement due to landslides, adding that flood waters also damaged houses in Villages Gobor and Daneed.

The road clearing operation also underway various points in Chitral.

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Derrick Santistevan
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