36 More deaths due to monsoon catastrophe: NDMA
The unprecedented torrential monsoon rains that swept through the country on Thursday caused further loss of life and property, while another 36 people died in the last 24 hours, which increased the total number of deaths in various incidents to 1,391 and 12,722 people injured since the beginning of the rainy season.
The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has released a 24-hour situation report that reflects the damage to property and infrastructure losses caused by heavy rains in various parts of the country.
Heavy rains and flash floods took the lives of 35 people in Sindh province, including eight men, four women, and nine children in Jamshoro. 3 men, one woman, and one child at Shaheed Benazirabad, 2 men at Noushero Feroze, a man, and two children died as a result of the electrocution in Badin, a woman died as a result of the collapse of the house in Ghotki, two children drowned in the pond and a child died due to snake bite in Tando Muhammad Khan.
In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA KP) updated its data from 17th to 27th August. However, during the last 24 hours, a man died in Dera Ismail Khan.
There were no incidents or losses to report to Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT), Gilgit Baltistan (GB), Punjab, Baluchistan, and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK).