Flash floods warning issued by NDMA

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Flash floods warning issued by NDMA

KARACHI: Widespread rain/thunderstorm accompanied by gusty winds is expected in Hyderabad, Karachi divisions, at scattered places in Sukkur, Larkana, Quetta, Multan, DG Khan, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Sargodha, Hazara divisions, Islamabad, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir, while at isolated places in Malakand, Peshawar divisions during the next twelve hours.

Earlier, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) warned flash floods are likely to impact areas of Sindh and Balochistan provinces.

NDMA has asked the PDMAs of Sindh and Balochistan to coordinate with cellular mobile operators for early dissemination of SMS alert in the areas.

The NDMA has advised all concerned departments for an update of SMS alert in view of expected flash flooding due to rains and thunderstorm during current week.