Four girls die in roof collapse incidents in Punjab cities

Three, girls, die, roof, collapse, incidents, rain, Punjab
17 Apr, 2019 10:12 am

LAHORE (92 News) – Three girls were killed in roof collapse incidents in different cities of Punjab during the last 24 hours.

The girls died in Haveli Lakha, Karak and Gujranwala. Moreover, 15 people were injured in the rain-related incidents. The rain continued to lash different cities with intervals. Hailstorm destroyed crops in different cities.

In several rural areas, emergency has been declared due to floods.

In Peshawar, the power supply was suspended due to rains.

As many as 36 people have died in the rain spell continuing in Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan. Owing to the incessant rains, several low-lying areas have been inundated.

According to the Met Office, a westerly wave is affecting most upper and central parts of the country and likely to persist in upper parts till Wednesday night.

On Tuesday night, widespread dust-thunderstorm/rain accompanied by gusty winds hit Punjab, Islamabad, Kashmir, at scattered places in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, while at isolated places in Quetta, Zhob, Sibbi, Kalat, Sukkur, Larkana divisions and Gilgit Baltistan.

More dust-thunderstorm/rain accompanied by gusty winds is expected at scattered places in Gujranwala division and Kashmir, while at isolated places in Malakand, Hazara, Mardan, Rawalpindi divisions, Islamabad and Gilgit Baltistan. Hot and dry weather is expected elsewhere in the country.

Past 24 Hours Weather:

Dust-thunderstorm/rain accompanied by gusty winds occurred in Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, while at isolated places in Hyderabad, Sukkur divisions, Islamabad, Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan.

Rainfall (mm) during Last 24 hrs:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Dir (upper 45, lower 21), Mirkhani 40, D.I.Khan 33, Malamjabba 32, Parachinar 27, Pattan, Kalam 22, Drosh 21, Chitral 17, Balakot 13, Peshawar (city 12, A/P 06), Saidu Sharif 10, Cherat 11, Bannu 08, Kakul 02, Balochistan: Sibbi 44, Quetta (Shiekh Manda  17, Smungli 13), Barkhan 10, Zhob 08, Turbat 06, Kalat, Khuzdar, Ormara 04, Panjgur, Dalbandin, Lasbela 02, Punjab: Bahawalnager 41, Khanewal 32, Kasur, Noorpurthal 30, Faisalabad 24, Layyah 20, Bhakkar, Sahiwal 14, T.T.Singh, Jhang 13, Islamabad A/P 10, Kotaddu, Hafizabad 08, Lahore (A/P 08, City 05), Joharabad 07, Sailkot 05, Sargodha, Okara 04, Multan 03, Chakwal, Murree 02, Jhelum, D.G Khan, M.B.Din 01,  Sindh: Padidan 32, Dadu 10, Rohri 02, Sukkur, Mirpur Khas 01, Kashmir: Rawalakot 12, Garidupatta 09, Muzaffarabad 08,  Gilgit Baltistan: Astore 01.

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