PAKISTAN FLOODS – ‘Monster monsoon’ kills over 900 in Pakistan flash floods

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Over 900 people have died in Pakistan since mid-June following a season of heavy monsoon rains that have triggered flash floods across the country, the National Disaster Management Authority reported on Saturday.

Pakistan’s Meteorological Department issued a warning on Friday that the “river Indus at Kalabagh and Chasma may attain high to very high flood level ranging between 5,50,000 Cusecs to 7,00,000 Cusecs from 1200PST 27-08-2022 to 1200 PST of 28-08-2022.”

The interior minister on Saturday confirmed that the Pakistani army had been deployed in all four provinces to assist local governments with the emergency.

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