Severe weather, including dust storms and further heavy rainfall, has affected parts of Punjab Province in Pakistan over the last few days.
At least 6 people died after flooding in the city of Lahore, capital city of Punjab province, on 03 July, 2018. Local media reported record levels of rainfall in the city.
Further heavy rain fell in other areas of the province the following day. Pakistan’s National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) reported that on 04 July, Bahawalpur recorded 75 mm of rain, Murree 47mm and Kamra 40 mm in a 24 hour period.
NDMA said that a further 7 people have died and 29 injured in different areas of Punjab Province since the flooding in Lahore. All 7 victims died when houses or roofs collapsed after flooding or heavy rain. The deaths occurred in the districts of Pakpattan (1), Khanewal (2), Sahiwal (1) and in Faisalabad (3).
NDMA said that several areas of Lahore District are still flooded and efforts are underway to clear the standing water by Punjab Disaster Management Authority.
B - Pakpattan
C - Khanewal
D - Sahiwal
E - Faisalabad
Lahore city - July 2 to July 3, 2018
According to figures from the Flood Forecasting Division (FFD) of the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD).
Lahore Airport - July 2 to July 3, 2018
Lahore city - July 3 to July 4, 2018
Lahore Airport - July 3 to July 4, 2018
Bahawalpur - July 4 to July 5, 2018
Murree - July 4 to July 5, 2018
Kamra - July 4 to July 5, 2018
Punjab Province - July 3 to July 6, 2018
6 people died in Lahore 03 to 04 July. On 05 July, NDMA said that a further 7 people when houses or roofs collapsed after flooding or heavy rain in the districts of Pakpattan (1), Khanewal (2), Sahiwal (1) and in Faisalabad (3).