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The death toll has reached 1,033 across the country. flood threat persists in KP – Pakistan

General death The number of victims of floods in the country has reached 1033 people on Monday as a threat of more the flood dragged on in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Radio Pakistan reported that according to the operational summary of National Disaster Management Administration (NDMA), 1,527 people were injured. in various rain and flood related incidents and over 719,000 head of livestock died.

Besides, over 3451 km of roads, 149 bridges, 170 shops across the country, 949,858 houses were damaged.


Today’s developments:

  • The death toll reached 1033 people.
  • The water level is dropping in River Kabul in Nowshera
  • 35 more tourists rescued from Kumrat
  • KP CM visit Chitral and Dir
  • Prime Minister Shahbaz to visit Nowshera and Charsaddu review damage and restoration work
  • Sindh CM visits Sehwan and Dadu, checks the water level in Manchar Lake
  • PTI Fundraising Telethon tonight at 9:30 pm.

At the same time, the water level in The Kabul River continued to fluctuate from medium to very high flow. Data available from flood cell showed that decrease of 41,000 µs were recorded in the water level of the river and 296,731 kusek passed through the river at Nowshera, which was still “very high”.

However, it was lower than on Sunday. of over 336,000 pieces.

Irrigation Department also said a “high” flow was reported in Kabul River in Varsak with 103,614 cubic seconds and “average” flow at the Adezai Bridge with 54,495 cubic seconds flow.

According to a statement from Deputy Commissioner Nowshera, the water level in The Kabul River was constantly decreasing and, probably, down farther in in next five to six hours.

In addition, the high water level was also observable in Indus River at Chashma with inflow and outflow levels were recorded at 525,362 cubic seconds and 519,362 respectively.

Nonetheless flood cellular data showed that the rest of rivers in CP flowed at low, normal and medium levels.

Meanwhile, CP Chief Minister Mahmoud Khan visited flood-affected areas of province and met affects.

PTI said that today he will visit four districts – Upper and Lower Chitral and Upper and Lower Dir – for review rescue work.

“At this hour of difficulty we stand side on side with our people. We believe in public service while being people” CM Khan said.

rescue work also continued today as 35 more tourists, including women as well as children were airlifted from the Kumrat Valley, tour operator Syed Akil Shah said. Dawn.com.

He said number of tourists are still stuck in Kumrat.

PM calls emergency meeting of allies

Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb said Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif called an “emergency meeting”. of in government allies in a meeting on in current situation.

The meeting will take place at 18:00 at the Prime Minister’s House, she said. added.

She said all the top ministers also invited to a meeting that also with the leadership of the armed forces.

“Important decisions” is expected to be taken during the meeting, Aurangzeb added.

Meanwhile, prime minister was informed of the damage caused due to floods and ongoing relief operations in Nowshera.

Prime Minister Shahbaz set to interact with flood injured during the tour, and then also visit Charsaddu and the Mohmand Dam, where he will be briefed on progress of in projectexecution.

Imran Khan to host fundraising telethon

PTI said that party Chairman Imran Khan announced international fundraising telethon for flood affects will take place tonight at 21:30.

PTI also general details of two bank Accounts in what donations could be made.

In a video message about the telethon, Imran called on in people participate and contribute to the best of your ability.

Punjab

Radio Pakistan reported that according to the military media wing, over 70 relief camps were set up in Punjab for relief flood victims.

The Interagency Public Relations Service (ISPR) said 10 relief camps had been set up. in Lahore division12 in Multan, 17 in Gujranwala and 19 in Bahawalpur division.

ISPR added that new camps will be set up and flood victims were provided with prepared food, medicines and other items of daily use.

it also said the hotline number (1135) was set up army to lead public regarding donations for flood relief.

Sindh CM visits Sehwan and Dada

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah left visit Sehwan and Dadu today with with provincial ministers.

Main minister checked the water level in Lake Manchar and its dams. He was informed by officials about the water consumption on the street. various barriers.

CM The Shah expressed hope that the water level in the lake would rise. begin the fall in in next eight days and said he had to take decisions so that the cities do not drown.

Talking to media on the lake, chief minister said the situation was “bad throughout Sindh” and governments first saving lives was the priority.

“Presently the pressure is high on both sides of river, he said.

Main minister said what he said with the commander of the naval forces and two military helicopters were approaching Dadu. Regarding relief operations, he said that government handed out 150,000 tents, but need it was “much more”.

He also said action was being taken against storekeepers and those who were involved in for stealing funds from the Income Support Program, Benazir will be jailed.


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Derrick Santistevan
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