The National Disaster Management Authority says 98 persons have so far lost their lives and 101 others sustained injuries in various parts of the country due to flash floods.
In its fresh data‚ the authority said 20 people have died in Punjab‚ 24 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa‚ 22 in Sindh‚ 16 in Balochistan‚ 12 in Federally Administered Tribal Areas and 4 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir.
The NDMA says 2‚482 houses have been damaged partially and 2‚374 completely in the flash flooding. Crops over 147‚028 acres of land have been affected due to floods.
Meanwhile‚ the NDMA has distributed 22‚808 tents among the flood victims‚ including 4‚530 in Balochistan‚ 728 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa‚ 8‚800 in Sindh and 8‚750 in Punjab.
It has also distributed 500 blankets among flood victims‚ including 300 in Balochistan and 200 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Punjab Disaster Management Authority has also dispatched relief items including tents‚ de-watering sets and other essential items to flood-affected areas of the Province.
Director General PDMA Muhammad Asif told our Lahore Correspondent that the government wants to provide maximum relief to the victims.