Heavy monsoon downpour wreaks havoc in Balochistan


09 Aug, 2020 1:49 pm

QUETTA (92 News) – Heavy rainfall of monsoon and flooding have wreaked havoc in Balochistan as the Levies have found two dead bodies in Bolan river on Sunday.

According to the Levies sources, two bodies were found in the river near Dhadar.

A gas line damaged by the floodwater in Bolan could not be repaired so far and supply of gas to Mastung, Kalat, Pishin and Ziarat has been suspended for the second day.

 The traffic flow, which was suspended due to collapse of Bibi Nani bridge in rainfall yet to be restored and an alternate makeshift road is being made, Levies sources said.

At least five people have died in the ongoing spell of rainfall in Balochistan, according to sources.

Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has predicted rainfall in several parts of Balochistan on Sunday (today).

According to the weather report, rainfall with thunderstorm is expected in Zhob, Sibi, Ziarat, Loralai, Pishin, Harnai, Qila Abdullah, Qila Saifullah and Kalatdistricts of Balochistan.

Moreover, light rainfall is likely at Lasbela, Zhob, Barkhan, Khuzdar, Awaran, Turbat, Kech, Panjgur, Pasni and Gwadar districts of the province, met office report said.


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