More of 30 people died in recent days in Pakistan due to torrential rainslocal authorities reported on Sunday, March 3, 2024.

The downpours that began on Thursday caused disruption in several regions of the country and forced authorities in the southwestern province of Balochistan to close schools for a week.
“Due to the continuous rains for the last four days in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, a total of 27 people lost their lives,” and one person also died in a landslide, Taimur Ali Khan, spokesman for the AFP, told AFP. regional disaster management authority.

More than 150 houses were damaged.

In Balochistan, five people died in property collapses on Thursday and Friday, said Jahanzain Jan, provincial director of the emergency management office.

Several roads were damaged and landslides cut off access to some villages in Balochistan.

In Gilgit-Baltistan in the north, major roads were blocked, according to local media.

Pakistan Meteorological Service predicted more rain and snowfall this Sunday.


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