Over 580 people died and thousands lost homes all over Pakistan as heavy rains hit the country.
An estimated 1 million people have been affected by heavy rains, flash floods and landslides since July, when Pakistan suffered more than 60% of this is normal total rain season in three weeks.
The provinces of Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh were the hardest hit. with Heavy rain is forecast for Pakistan until Friday. Least one man was killed in Karachi on Tuesday like incessant rains hit largest in pakistan city for two days in a row.
over 40 people died in Karachi due to heavy rains since July.
About 200 people died in Balochistan, Pakistan’s largest and poorest province, is suffering from severe floods. in more than 30 years old. The National Disaster Management Authority said the province received 305% more rainfall than the annual average.
eighteen of 26 districts of Balochistan have been declared “disaster”.hit» Regional Office for the Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters. People were forced give up your homes as crops and livestock were washed away throughout the province. hundreds of miles of the road was damaged, making the areas inaccessible to emergency services.
more than 570 schools were opened. destruction and cases of cholera have been reported.
Mohammed Safar Farm in Lasbela, Balochistan was washed away when it rained. on July, 12. It was 9 am and he and his family had run for higher Earth. “If it flooded at another time, we could be washed away like plates in my kitchen. i lost my home, crops and all in this is flood”.
Safar, 55, said government gave him a tent, but nothing else. “We get food and other help from volunteers or NGOs. government It has left us all alone. It started raining heavily this weekend and I’m afraid it will drag on us away,” he said.
Basic minister Shahbaz Sharif visited region twice this month. He said, “We’re doing our best give for extensive care and rehabilitation of flood victims”.
Main minister of Balochistan, Qudoos Bezinjo filed an appeal for more support from the federal government and from international donors.
Jam Kamal, former main minister and MP for Lasbela, said he saw little or no government Resources on Earth. “There was no prior agreement on a deal with in flooddespite warnings from the Met Office. provincial government It has failed poorly. If there were no volunteers helping the victims, more people would have died of hunger”.
“Not one I saw such rain in his life,” he said.
Dr. Pervez Amir, former member of in national task force on climate change, said the flooding was “overwhelming.”