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Event report

April 10th 2019 03:27 AM – Extreme Weather – ST-20190410-67404-PAK

Base information

EDIS Code: ST-20190410-67404-PAK
Event date: April 10th 2019 03:27 AM
Category: Extreme Weather
Continent: Asia
Country: Pakistan
State: Province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Location: [Province-wide]
Coordinate: 34.9526205,72.331113 (WGS84 decimal)

CAP Information

Category: Met - Meteorological (inc. flood)
Urgency: Past - Responsive action is no longer required
Severity: Extreme - Extraordinary threat to life or property
Scope: Public - For general dissemination to unrestricted audiences
Certainty: Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing

Event details

Heavy storms and rains on Tuesday killed at least 6 people, including a child, and injured over 50 others in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. The torrential rains damaged properties in the provincial capital Peshawar and its surrounding areas causing roofs and walls of houses to cave in – in some cases killing those insides. Heavy rain that began Tuesday evening triggered flash floods, turning some streets into raging rivers, toppling trees and causing electricity outage as number of feeders tripped in different cities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. According to the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) three people were killed in Peshawar, two in Swabi and one person lost his life in Kohat, 42 injured were brought in different hospitals of Peshawar.

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