Rescue Efforts Underway As Parts Of Balochistan Receive More Rains.

RAWALPINDI -- Intermittent rains conAtinued to lash most parts of Balochistan on Sunday, as authoriAties scrambled to resAcue the thousands who have been left displaced due to flooding in over a dozen districts while the death toll in the province rose to 127 as rescue workers found seven more dead bodies in Noshki, Lasbela, ChaAghi and Zhob districts.

According to the rains data update, rainsshowAers were reported in Kalat, Chaman, Ziarat, Muslim Bagh, Sibi, MasAtung, Dalbadin, Khuzdar, Lasbela and Barkhan in the last 24 hours.

According to the PaAkistan Meteorological Department, Kalat reAceived 50mm of rain, followed by Chaman with 26mm and Ziarat with 21mm during the said period.

The Provincial DisasAter Management AuAthority (PDMA), at least 127 people have died in rains and floods in the province since June 1.

Meanwhile, flood relief efforts continued in BaAlochistan and other areas of the country with the

troops of Pakistan Army and Frontier Corps. The Inter-SerAvices Public Relations (ISPR) Directorate said on Sunday that Pakistan Army and Frontier Corps troops are busy in rehaAbilitation activities on highways and motorways to restore roads connectivity.

It said: 'Troops are busy in rescue, relief efforts apart from providing medical care and opening up communication inAfrastructure.'

According to the updates, all rivers are flowing normal exAcept Indus at low flood at AtAtock, Tarbela, Chashma, Guddu while low flood at Warsak and medium flood at Nowshehra in River Kabul is reported.

Max 133mm rain has been reAcorded in Mardan followed by Mohmand (85 mm). DewaterAing efforts carried out in MarAdan while flash floods have been reported in local nullahs of Mohmand district.

In Southern Punjab, all hill torrents are flowing normal exAcept some increased flow in Mithawan, Kaha and Sanghar Hill torrents. Local commanders visited Rajanpur and DG Khan. Relief items were distributed among flood affectees. Medical camps have been established in both the districts, the ISPR said.

Complete connectively of Gandhawa has been restored in Jhal Magsi, the most affectAed area in Balochistan with the torrential rains and subsequent floods. Now there is no isolatAed area in Gandhawa and surAroundings as relief activities are underway.

M-8 in Khuzdar is still cut off while work on resumption of connectivity underway is unAderway. Field medical camp has been established by CMH KhuzAdar and FC in Hafizabad treated 145 affected people.

In Naseerabad, no...

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