Flash floods in KPK render road blocked, suspension bridge washed away

Flash floods in KPK render road blocked, suspension bridge washed away
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ISLAMABAD: National Disaster Management Authority’s (NDMA) daily monsoon situation report said that flash flooding in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s (KPK) Southern and North Western valleys of Chitral district blocked Drosh-Madaklasht Road at Kalash Shishikoh.

The report said that in addition to the above suspension bridge connecting Shagram Bala and Shagram Payeen washed away by flash flood water also standing crops and trees in Nisur Gol Parwak area got destroyed with 1 house partially damaged in Village Miragram No. 2.
It also added that on 9the August, due to heavy rains 1 house partially damaged was reported in Tehsil Dagar, District Buner.

The torrential rains in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) drowned 1 person in Ban Nullah at Tehsil Khoi Ratta, District Kotli, the report added.
The road situation according to the report in Gilgit Baltistan (GB) claims on 8th August, due to mud flow and landslides, Karakoram Highway (KKH) was blocked at different locations in District Gilgit, Hunza and Chilas area.
One way road is open for traffic at all locations; however, work is in progress to clear the road completely by FWO and District Administrations.

The Shimshal Valley Road at Phurjrik has been cleared and opened for traffic while rehabilitation work is in progress bu district administration on the Road to Batswat village, Tehsil Ishkoman, District Ghizer.
All other roads and railway routes across the country are clear, the report said.

Significant rainfall during last 24 hours was reported in Bahawalpur 52 mm. Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) forecast for next 24 hours predicts, “Scattered thunderstorm and rain with isolated moderate falls are expected over the upper catchments of Rivers Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi and Sutlej. Isolated thunderstorm and rain is expected over Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Sargodha and D.G. Khan Divisions and Northeast Balochistan alongwith upper catchment of River Indus”.

The weather forecast for 11 August and 12 August, moderate rainfall with isolated heavy falls are expected over the upper catchments of all the major Rivers from evening of 11 August and moderate rainfall with isolated heavy falls are expected over Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Faisalabad and Sargodha Divisions from 12th August respectively.

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