Over 408 people have fallen prey to the merciless floods and continuous rains lashing Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab and Kashmir making the calamity hard to tackle, report said on Friday. Information Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mian Inftikhar Hussain has confirmed that 408 people have been killed in rain-related incidents. Water of Jinnah Barrage has been entered into Hydro Power Project. Lightening claimed 16 lives in Upper Dir. The safety bank of Watta Khel has been broken as floodwater entered River Indus inundating Mianwali city, while emergency has been imposed in DG Khan, Taunsa Sharif, Muzaffargarh, Layyah and district Rajanpur. The flood submerged Mohalla Qadirabad, Nur Pura, Ramzan Abad and Mujahid Town including other areas. Many people also died of the snake-bite as snakes are also swept away in the floodwater. A high-flood has been forecast in River Indus as the outflow of Chashma Barrage increased by 7,410,000 cusecs. The safety bank of Mianwali was broken at Wata Khel and Blao Khel villages due to flash floods in River Sindh, pushed up the water in the city, submerging the villages of Qadirabad, Nai Abadi, Wata Khel and Balu Khel. Denizens of Dera Ghazi Khan, Taunsa Sharif, Muzaffargarh, Layyah and district Rajanpur have been evacuated to safer places.