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Flash floods, kill, 70, Afghanistan

Flash floods kill more than 70 in Afghanistan

08 August, 2020 5:16 pm 5:16 pm

KABUL (Reuters) – A violent flash flood killed more than 70 people and destroyed hundreds of homes just north of Afghanistan’s capital on Wednesday, officials said. The floods swept through Parwan province, which borders Kabul, in the early hours of the morning, washing away men, women and children and destroying 300 homes, according to Ministry … Read More

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Three members of a family killed in Rawalpindi flash floods

08 August, 2019 12:07 pm 12:07 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Three members of a family were swept away by a flash flood in Morgah area of Rawalpindi. According to the details, the rescue workers have launched a search operation and saved seven from 10 members of a family. Rain emergency was declared in Rawalpindi after heavy monsoon showers inundated several low-lying … Read More

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Flash floods kill at least 42 in Indonesia’s Papua province

03 March, 2019 8:43 am 8:43 am

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Flash floods in Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua have killed at least 42 people and badly injured 21 others, a local disaster agency official told Reuters on Sunday. The Sentani area near the provincial capital Jayapura has been hit by torrential rain that triggered the floods, said the official, Cory Simbolon. At … Read More

Flash floods kill 31 in Chitral

07 July, 2016 11:34 am 11:34 am

CHITRAL (92 News) – At least 31 people including women and children were killed and many others missing due to heavy rain and flash flood in Chitral on Sunday. The flood washed away a mosque and several houses, however, Pakistan Army and Chitral Levies have launched relief activities in the affected areas. District Nazim Chitral … Read More