186 people died in floods in Pakistan’s Balochistan province
BANGKOK, 13 August – RIA Novosti. Seasonal flooding in Pakistan’s Balochistan province over the past few weeks has killed 186 people due to heavy rains, a widespread monsoon season, the TV channel reported on Saturday. world News.
According to the report, 85 men, 45 women and 56 children died and 75 were injured due to rain and flooding in Balochistan in the past few weeks, according to provincial emergency services.
In addition, rainfall and flooding destroyed more than 23,000 cattle and poultry, destroyed or damaged 18,087 homes in the province, and damaged 16 bridges.
According to Pakistani emergency services, the number of seasonal rain and flood victims across the country in part of July and August exceeded 700 people.
As previously reported by the media with reference to the national disaster management authority, most of the destruction and casualties were recorded in the Balochistan provinces bordering Afghanistan Punjab, as well as in the province of Sindh.
In 2022, monsoon precipitation in South and Southeast Asia exceeds the norm by 30-40%. Floods and landslides have been reported in Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and other countries.
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