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Worning of more rain death toll rose to 45

Worning of more rain death toll rose to 45

rain-akfDeath toll due  to the monsoon rains rose to 45,most of the peoples are not cover with insurance. Pakistani disaster relief officials issued fresh flood warnings Sunday after the death toll from heavy monsoon rains rose to at least 45 and waters paralysed parts of the largest city Karachi.Flash floods caused by monsoon downpours have inundated some main roads in the sprawling port city and swept away homes in the northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.According to the Provincial Disaster Management Authority, the death toll in Chitral is seven, with 60 homes damaged and 120 partially damaged. Deputy Commissioner Chitral, Shoaib Jadoon said that the power to Upper Chitral was disconnected and Boni Reshun, Mastuj, Garam Chasma have been the worst hit.Deputy Commissioner Peshawar, Zaheer Islam confirmed that four people were killed in the city. Cooked food was being provided to the affected people and dewatering machines were installed to pump out water from houses on Charsadda Road and other flood hit areas.More than 300 homes have been swept away or destroyed in a tehsil in Dera Ismail Khan by torrential waters which poured from the Gomal River and heavy rains in South Waziristan.The National Disaster Management Authority warned that more thunderstorms and heavy rains were expected on Monday across the country and some rivers may flood.At least 45 people have been killed in the floods over the weekend.

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