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Pictured: Floods in Pakistan crowd out millions

Torrential rains and floods inundated a third of Pakistan and killed more than 1100 people including 380 children at the call of the UN for to help on Tuesday for what he called “an unprecedented climate disaster”.

Army helicopters picked up stranded families and dropped food packages into inaccessible areas during the historic flood. triggered unusually heavy monsoon rains, destroyed homesenterprises, infrastructure and crops, affecting 33 million people15% of 220 million South Asian nation.

The country received almost 190% more rain than 30-year average in in quarter before this August year, only 390.7 millimeters (15.38 inches). Sindh Province, with a population of 50 million was the heaviest hit, receiving 466% more rain than 30-year average.

“One third of the country is literally under water,” said Climate Change Minister Sherry Rehman. Reutersdescriptive scale of catastrophe as “catastrophe of unknown precedent”.

Flood victims get boiled rice from rescuers, hiding on motorway after rains and floods in the rainy season in Charsadda, Pakistan, August 27, 2022
Pictured: Floods in Pakistan crowd out millions
A man cleans the earth from dirt after rains and floods in the rainy season. in Charsadda, Pakistan, August 28, 2022
woman and children sit outside their tent after shelter on a higher land after rains and floods in the rainy season in Jamshoro, Pakistan, August 26, 2022
woman and children sit outside their tent after shelter on a higher land after rains and floods in the rainy season in Jamshoro, Pakistan, August 26, 2022
Man balances himself as he with others, walking on flooded road after rains and floods in the rainy season in Charsadda, Pakistan, August 27, 2022
Man balances himself as he with others, walking on flooded road after rains and floods in the rainy season in Charsadda, Pakistan, August 27, 2022
man and children sit outside their tent after shelter with other on a higher land after rains and floods in the rainy season in Jafarabad, Pakistan, August 26, 2022
man and children sit outside their tent after shelter with other on a higher land after rains and floods in the rainy season in Jafarabad, Pakistan, August 26, 2022
The child is sleeping in hammock like family takes cover in tent after rains and floods in the rainy season in Charsadda, Pakistan, August 28, 2022
The child is sleeping in hammock like family takes cover in tent after rains and floods in the rainy season in Charsadda, Pakistan, August 28, 2022
Volunteers preparing food parcels for distribution flood affected by rains and floods during the rainy season in Peshawar, Pakistan, 26 August.
Volunteers preparing food parcels for distribution flood affected by rains and floods during the rainy season in Peshawar, Pakistan, 26 August.
man resting on crib made with    top among flood water in front of its damaged house after rains and floods in the rainy season in Jafarabad, Pakistan, 28 August.
man resting on crib made with top among flood water in front of its damaged house after rains and floods in the rainy season in Jafarabad, Pakistan, 28 August.
Women and children sit outside their tent, sheltered on motorway after rains and floods in the rainy season in Charsadda, Pakistan, August 27, 2022
Women and children sit outside their tent, sheltered on motorway after rains and floods in the rainy season in Charsadda, Pakistan, August 27, 2022
View of Landscape after floods around Goodpur, Pakistan, August 30. in This is a handout satellite image.  Courtesy of 2022 Maksar Technologies
View of Landscape after floods around Goodpur, Pakistan, August 30. in This is a handout satellite image. Courtesy of 2022 Maksar Technologies
View of landscape around Gudpur, Pakistan April 4, 2022 in This is a handout satellite image.  Courtesy of 2022 Maksar Technologies
View of landscape around Gudpur, Pakistan April 4, 2022 in This is a handout satellite image. Courtesy of 2022 Maksar Technologies
BUT family walk    along a flooded street after the rains and floods in the rainy season in Nowshera, Pakistan, 30 August.
BUT family walk along a flooded street after the rains and floods in the rainy season in Nowshera, Pakistan, 30 August.
BUT flood the victim is hiding along the road in makeshift tent after rains and floods in the rainy season in Mehar, Pakistan, 29 August.
BUT flood the victim is hiding along the road in makeshift tent after rains and floods in the rainy season in Mehar, Pakistan, 29 August.
Boys, victims of in the floodreach out for food from the lifeguard after the rains and floods in the rainy season in Nowshera, Pakistan, 30 August.
Boys, victims of in the floodreach out for food from the lifeguard after the rains and floods in the rainy season in Nowshera, Pakistan, 30 August.
People are preparing a barrier with wooden logs and sandbags to stop flood water after rains and floods in the rainy season in Puran Doro, Badin, Pakistan, 30 August.
People are preparing a barrier with wooden logs and sandbags to stop flood water after rains and floods in the rainy season in Puran Doro, Badin, Pakistan, 30 August.

A woman is visible in the photo of the banner with her stuff like her family took refuge on higher land after rains and floods in the rainy season in Sohbatpur, Pakistan, August 28, 2022 – Reuters

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