Floods wreak havoc across Sindh

Heavy rains and floods have wreaked havoc affecting and severely damaging more than 500,000 villages across Sindh.

As per the details, heavy rains and the resulting flood situation has devastated more than 500,000 villages in the province, leaving a large number of people being left stranded in various areas that are inundated in water.

Meanwhile thousands of acres of various crops have also been destroyed due to flood.

A high-level flood has been reported at Guddu Barrage, whereas around 1,000 people were said to have been stranded in Khairpur due to increased water level.

Furthermore, the increased water level is soon expected to reach Sukkur Barrage. Residents have been advised to take necessary precautions in wake of the expected flood.

Moreover, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto has urged the federal government, Pakistan Army and National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to assist, rescue and carry out relief operations in the flooded areas.

Citing significant loss to the agricultural sector, Bilawal Bhutto has demanded the center to declare an ‘agricultural emergency’ to provide relief to the farmers affected by floods.