UN secretary general António Guterres warned that Pakistan facing “monsoon on steroids” as government published more flood warnings for in next 24 hours.
heavy rains over there are two months caused the worst flood in more than a decade and damaged more than 1 m homes.
Guterres said on Tuesday that South Asia was a hotspot for climate crisis and catastrophic floods in Pakistan, which has left dozens of millions needy help was warning every nation of human-caused destruction global heating.
“Pakistani people are facing monsoon on steroids – a ruthless effect of mythic levels of rain and flood,” he said. “My heart breaks when I see these generous people so much suffering.” UN issues urgent appeal for $160m (£136m) to provide help.
“People living in these [climate crisis] hot spots 15 times more most likely die from the effects of the climate,” Guterres said. “As we continue to watch more as well as more extreme weather events around the world it’s outrageous that climate change measures are being put on in back burner, put everything of useverywhere in growing danger”.
In Pakistan, Balochistan and Sindh provinces more than four times average rainfall of in last three decades.
Majid Ali Bugio, 30 years old, left his home town in Sindh with twenty extended family members in early morning on Monday after they heard of violations in nearby embankment.
Bugio said on the phone that he asked his family members to go towards Karachi, as many parts of The areas of Dadu and Badin were under water. “We need rations, food, medicines and emergency care help from Sindh government and government must help us release. We were left on our own,” he said. “More than 70% of in population in in [wider city of Khairpur Nathan Shah] have left. shops and all the bazaars were deserted, and many villages went under water.
Flash floods caused by the climate crisis have affected more than 33 million people, the officials said. This was reported by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDA). on Monday death loss from monsoon rains and floods in Pakistan reached 1136 – with 75 killed in in last 24 hours.
NDMA said that more more than 1 million houses were damaged.
Immediately warning published on On Tuesday, the Pakistan Flood Forecasting Division (FFD) reported that over in next 24 hours very high level of flooding is likely to continue in The Kabul River flows into the Pakistani Indus River.
Indian Highway, in Sindh, was submerged two feet under water of water. Highway connects Sindh with provinces of Punjab and Balochistan.
In a video shared by residents, it can be seen coach slipped on highway while the water flowed and the authorities were involved in the rescue of passengers. Local people say there are no casualties.
Local media reported what happened rise in waterborne diseases in Sindh and other parts of Pakistan. In some parts of Sindh, there was a 100% increase in illness.
Flash flood triggered abnormal monsoon washed away bridges, roads, houses, livestock and people across the country.
Gul Hassan, 38 years old, in Khairpur Nathan Shah sent his three children and wife at the top of Sind while he stayed in his home town. He said, “I didn’t leave because after some of my neighbors had left yesterday, people broke into their homes and stole their property.
“It’s so sad at this hour of disaster we are seeing such issues. I will leave mine home city after I leave my luggage and other things on roof and water comes up city completely and I know what is not now one can steal our decades of saving”.