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Heavy rainfall expected in Karachi, coastal areas as Cyclone ‘Gulab’ nears

KARACHI: Coastal areas of Sindh including the provincial capital Karachi are expected to receive heavy rainfall on Thursday evening (today) as authorities remain on high alert during a cyclonic storm. The Pakistan Meteorological Department warned of damage to vulnerable structures

At least 11 killed as flash floods, torrential rains lash KP

PESHAWAR: At least 11 people have been killed after torrential rains lashed over the Torghar area in Mansehra as the roofs of five houses collapsed. According to reports, the incident took place in the Jhatka village. A flood was reported

PM puts NDMA on high alert after heavy monsoon rains

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed the relevant agencies including National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to be on high alert with rapid emergency response actions due to heavy monsoon rains. In a tweet on Wednesday, the prime minister also

K-Electric, DHA inaugurate two elevated substations ahead of monsoon rains

KARACHI: With the monsoon season drawing closer, K-Electric (KE) and the Defence Housing Authority (DHA) jointly inaugurated two newly elevated sub-stations located within DHA’s Phase 4 and 8 localities. The inauguration ceremony for two of the substations was chaired by

Promises and claims

The rehabilitation and expansion of stormwater drains have not commenced so far. There are 550 drains in the city including 27 stormwater drains. Despite the passage of four months since the end of the rainfall season, construction work has started

Sindh floods

The recent monsoon rainfall and torrential downpours have not only affected Karachi but various other parts of the country which have unfortunately received similar attention. The Sindh government has declared 20 districts as calamity-hit and the ensuing floods have affected

DHA protestors

During the recent torrential rains in Karachi, the upscale neigbourhoods of DHA and Clifton have been one of the worst affected. The elite residents have no recourse now except to get out of their water-logged homes and protest for their

Rains, snowfall add to miseries of people in IOK

ISLAMABAD: The increase in chill after fresh rains and snowfall have added to the miseries of the people of Kashmir Valley who have been already suffering immensely due to strict military siege since 5th August. According to Kashmir Media Service,