Monsoon rains wreak havoc, several killed in rain-related incidents across KP

Monsoon rains wreak havoc as several people are reported to have been killed in rain-related incidents across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP).

At least 18 people are reported to have been killed in various rain-related incidents in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Heavy monsoon rains have caused flash floods and landslides across the province as civilian administration with the help of military is busy in relief and rescue operations in several areas.

In Swat, tourist spots and hotels have been closed and visitors have been told to return to their home cities and towns.

Four people have been killed in Swat as the city has been facing severe flooding situation due to monsoon rains.

Four people including women and children were killed and several others were injured in a landslide in in Ogi area of Hussain Banda – Mansehra, whereas four people are said to have drowned in Balakot’s Kunhar River.

According to Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA), four houses have been completely destroyed by monsoon rains and flooding, while 46 others have received significant damage.