Heavy rainfalls accompanied by cyclones continued for the 2nd successive day in the Malakand as well as Hazara departments of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) on Tuesday, causing flash floods and landslides, triggering damage to properties as well as vehicles as well as resulting in the fatality of a woman, authorities said.
“A female was killed and also a youngster was injured as the roofs of two residences collapsed in the Galyat location of Abottabad area, in Hazara division,” Galyat DSP Jamilur Rehman informed Dawn.com.
He stated the occurrence took place at twelve o’clock at night as well as the damaged youngster had actually been moved to a nearby health center.
Meanwhile, Abottabad district’s Ayub Teaching Hospital was flooded because of heavy rainfall.
In Shangla area, at the very least 3 residences, a hotel, a water mill and also 4 vehicles were destroyed due to landslides, Replacement Commissioner (DC) Hamidur Rehman said.
“Until now, we have actually obtained information that a landslide in the Bely Baba location has actually completely ruined a resort, 3 residences, 4 automobiles and also a water mill,” he stated, adding that he had actually instructed revenue staff to check out the area as well as accumulate additional info about losses brought on by rains as well as floods.
The DC claimed numerous web link roadways, consisting of the Bhisham-Swat road, had actually been obstructed for traffic as a result of landslides and also clearance deal with the affected roads would be started after the rain quit.
Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Shangla phase head of state Waqar Ahmed Khan told Dawn.com that landslides and also flash floods had actually caused damage to highways and web links in Alpuri and also Kana teshsils, where several residences were partially damaged.
He claimed KP Society Preacher Shaukat Yousafzai had actually directed the Shangla DC and also National Highway Authority authorities to begin clearance of the affected roads.
According to Rescue 1122 speaker in Shangla, Rasool Khan, no loss of life was reported because of the bad weather condition in the area thus far. He said rescue efforts in rain-hit areas were under way.
Owing to blocked roadways in Shangla and Kohistan, travelers remained stuck in web traffic for long.
The flow of water in the Indus River has actually likewise enhanced as a result of the heavy rains.
On Sunday as well as Monday, flash floods set off by heavy downpour rains eliminated 4 people, consisting of two minor girls, in KP.
The Provincial Catastrophe Administration Authority (PDMA) has actually proclaimed Charssada, Dera Ismail Khan, Shangla, Upper Dir, Nowshera, Swat and Upper and Lower Chitral as risky districts during the ongoing gale spell.
In a news release provided on Monday, the PDMA said its monsoon backup strategy, created in consultation with district managements, provincial as well as federal authorities and also development companions, was indicated to make certain timely feedback to the disaster as well as reduce dangers, susceptabilities as well as threats.