Flash floods kill 31 in Afghanistan

As per Taliban’s state-run information company, girls and kids had been among the many lifeless and 17 individuals had been reported injured

As per Taliban’s state-run information company, girls and kids had been among the many lifeless and 17 individuals had been reported injured

Heavy rains set off flash floods that killed at the very least 31 individuals and left dozens lacking in northern Afghanistan, the Taliban’s state-run information company reported on August 15.

The Bakhtar Information Company mentioned the flooding came about on August 14 in northern Parwan province. The company mentioned that ladies and kids had been among the many lifeless and 17 individuals had been reported injured.

Not less than 100 individuals remained lacking, the report mentioned, and a search and rescue operation was underway.

The flash floods swept away dozens of houses within the three affected districts in Parwan. The province is ringed by mountainous and extra usually witnesses floods from heavy rains.

The native climate division mentioned extra rains had been anticipated within the coming days in most of Afghanistan’s 34 provinces. Heavy rains and flash floods throughout the nation killed 40 individuals in July and 19 the month earlier than.

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