Death toll from catastrophic flood reaches to 1191 in Pakistan
The death toll from the catastrophic floods across the country has risen to 1,191 and floods from the north have begun breaching river embankments, affecting more than 1 million people in Sindh’s Dadu district.
According to the report of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), more than 3,500 people have been injured since June 14.
Moreover, during the last 24 hours, approximately 1,941 people were injured and 36 were died.
Today’s major developments
- According to NDMA documents, the death toll reached to 1,191 while more than 3,500 injured since June 14.
- 36 people died in the last 24 hours
- The water level is high in Khairpur Nathan Shah and Johi area of Sindh
- Flood warning in Dadu city
- In Charsadda, crops on 11 thousand acres were destroyed
- Shortage of petroleum products and vegetables in Gilgit-Baltistan
- Asian Development Bank announces $3 million dollars for flood relief
- Apple announces donations and support for recovery effort
- Visit of Foreign Minister along with foreign diplomats to flood affected areas
Dadu Deputy Commissioner Syed Murtaza Ali told that 1.2 million people have been affected and displaced in the district.
“The water level is rising in Main Nara Valley Canal in Khairpur Nathan Shah and Juhi which is located at a distance of 8 km from Dadu city,” he added.
DC further said that there was a fear that if the water level in the MNV canal continued to rise, then Dadu city will be severely affected.