September 30, 2022
A terrible landslide in the northern part of Afghanistan

A terrible landslide in the northern part of Afghanistan

A terrible landslide in the northern part of Afghanistan

At least 31 people have died in severe floods and landslides in northern Afghanistan. Many people are still missing. 17 people were injured. News The Hindu.

According to media reports, a sudden flood occurred in Parwan province of the country on Monday (August 15). Many houses have collapsed.

On Monday (August 15), heavy rainfall occurred in the mountainous areas of northern Afghanistan’s Parwan province. Many houses collapsed in the hills. Bakhtar News Agency, the Taliban government-controlled news agency, said heavy rains and landslides have caused casualties and left many people missing.

The local authorities continued the operation to rescue them. Hundreds of thousands of residents have been displaced due to the collapse of houses due to landslides.

Flash floods have caused landslides in several districts in the Gharband Valley.

Many houses have collapsed. 31 people have died so far. About 100 people were injured.

A terrible landslide in the northern part of Afghanistan

Last July, 40 people were killed in heavy rains and resulting floods in various parts of the country. The death toll from natural disasters in June was 19. However, the Ministry of Natural Disaster Management of the country said that at least 400 people were killed in the flood. Apart from the dead, the floods have caused huge financial losses to the citizens.

The local weather department has predicted heavy rainfall in the region for the next few days. The authorities have issued a warning fearing further deterioration of the situation. The Taliban government said that all assistance to deal with the flood and damage is continuing.