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Authorities Nowshera update call for evacuation as the Kabul River indicates “very high levels” flood’ – Pakistan

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) witnessed another day of death and ruin on Saturday like three more people were killed as result of landslides and floods in Spetsnaz until the authorities in Nowshera resumed its call for evacuation in conditions of “very high flood” in Kabul river.

Meanwhile, the rain emergency remained in place in several areas of provinces in commemoration of unprecedented rainfall, forcing most of country in crisis.

At present, more how half of Pakistan is under water and millions of people became homeless as result of flash floods caused by abnormal monsoon rains, which are now in their eighth time with no sign of subsides.

According to latest it is estimated that about 1,000 people, including 300 children, died due to of rains and resulting floods, which affected almost 33 million people – almost 15 percent of countries population.

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The day after the emergency was declared due to rain in Swat District Deputy Commissioner Abrar Wazir said. on Saturday when landslides and floods carried away total 15 lives in different areas.

Friday 12 deaths in areas were associated with rain, floods and related incidents.

Additional Deputy Commissioner said in today’s announcement that roads are spreading over 130 kilometers were damaged, 15 bridges were completely destroyed. destroyed because of the flood so far, while over 100 houses and about 50 hotels and restaurants were also destroyed.

official said team was created to assess the degree of further damage.

‘Very high flood’ in Nowshera

Meanwhile, Deputy Commissioner Nowshera (DC) Mir Reza Ozgen resumed call about resettlement of residents of the area to safer places as in The Kabul River rose above 250,000 cubic seconds, causing in “very tall flood” in water body.

According to DawnNewsTVflood caused widespread devastation in area, flooding several villages.

Friday Kabul River and Swat River in The KP has experienced “very severe flooding” in several other locations. locations, prompting authorities to evacuate low-lying areas and introduce of emergency in many areas.

Subsequent calls were made for evacuation of the inhabitants of Novshera and Charsadda keep in view increased risk of flood like water level in the rivers rose and parted of Munda headgear that regulates the flow of the Swat River collapsed.

Nowshera D.C. Appeal for evacuation again I say this morning in statement that there is a “very high flood” in Kabul river in area.

“Water level in Kabul river in Nowshera passed the 250,000 cubic meter mark,” the statement said, saying the water level was rising farther.

Provincial Disaster Management Authority in Around the same time, the KP issued a statement saying that the water level in river in Nowshera was recorded at 274,335 cubic seconds. it added what is the water level in the river in Virk reached 130,364 cubic seconds.

Meanwhile, Novshersky Palace of Culture appealed to citizens with an appeal move safer locations. He said the relief camps were set up for people flooded and urged them to move there.

Evacuation in several other areas of KP were also began on Friday when they witnessed the devastation with the Kabul and Swat rivers experience “very severe flooding” in many places.

District administration official said Dawn at a time when nearly 200,000 people were evacuated to safer places in Charsadda by Friday evening.

death the number of victims of floods caused by rains, amounted to 42 people. in provinces by Friday evening.

Situation in Balochistan

The situation was no different in Balochistan, which is likely to have suffered the most in in aftermath of destructive monsoon rains year.

Highways connecting Balochistan with other provinces remained inactive on Friday of inexorable rains and floods is not allow organs to repair damaged arteries.

Meanwhile another bridge on Quetta Sukkur also flooded in Bolan river.

Quetta and its environs remained flooded as a 36-hour downpour flooded most of of provincial capital, forcing life to freeze and leaving hundreds of families without homes.

In Navan Killi, Chashma Achozai, Pashtunabad, Khazar city, Faisal city, various terrain in Sariab, Sabzal road and western and eastern bypass areas, flood water forced people leave them homes.

Situation in Nasirabad division worsened even more due to the flooding of the rivers Bolan, Lehri and Nari. hit in protection dams in Nasirabad, Jaffarabad, Jal Magsi and Sohbatpur districts. At least 100 villages were flooded after the breach of the Sabri dam.

And to add unfortunately the provinces, the capital is now also faces emergency liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) storage facility as authorities failed to repair two gas pipelines washed away by flooding in Bolan river on Friday,

A 12-inch pipeline that supplies gas to Quetta and other cities. of Balochistan, was swept away near the areas of Bibi Nani. of Bolan district one week after the 24″ main the pipeline was washed away in Flash flood last a week.

Then big lines of people have been witnessed at LPG dealers shops transportation of gas cylinders.

“We are here in together queue for two hours but no gas available,” said local resident Tariq Ali. Dawn.

shop the owners said they also “surcharge money liquefied gas dealers” due to the lack of of CIS in in market. Dealers imported gas from Iran and Karachi, and due to the closure of line supply of LPG was stopped.

Interruptions in the work of telephone and Internet in several parts of Balochistan due to damage caused torrential rains. Services were partially restored in 10 districts of provinces by Friday evening.

The government decided to bring in the army

Rain floods wreak havoc in several parts of country for weeks now and as the situation worsens on Friday, government decided to bring in an army in all provinces help civil authorities in rescue operations in disaster-hit areas.

Notice given to this effect said the exact number of troops and districts of deployment will work out respective provincial governments in consultation with in military operational management and headquarters.

“…The date of cancellation of requisition of a decision on this deployment will be made subsequently after mutual consultations between all interested parties,” the notice says.

Meanwhile, flights and trains remain suspended on Friday in several areas of country due to bad weather terms.

government looking for international help cope with desolation and while many global body and countries pledged funds for relief work, international community’s response to the government’s appeal has been slow so far.

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Derrick Santistevan
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