Moonsoon rains lash different parts of country 

Moonsoon rains lash different parts of country 

Islamabad (Web Desk): Monsoon downpours are intermittently lashing different parts of the country including Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Sialkot, Upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and Kashmir.

As per a met office spokesperson, the rains will continue during the next 12 to 24 hours.

He said rainfall of 72 mm has been recorded in Islamabad and 86 mm in Rawalpindi, the Radio Pakistan reported.

According to rescue 1122 officials, the water level has reached the dangerous level at Nullah Leh in Rawalpindi. It is flowing at eighteen feet at the place of Katarian and above fourteen feet at Gawalmandi.

Commissioner Rawalpindi Noor ul Amin Mengal also visited the Nullah Leh and reviewed the arrangements made there to deal with any emergency situation.

Rain poured in Murree, Wazirabad, Gujrat, Sialkot, Lahore and others cities while thundershower is also expected in Karachi.

On Monday, at least 10 people were killed and several others were wounded in rain-related incidents in different parts of Balochistan including the provincial capital Quetta.

In Quetta, at least six people, including three women, died as roofs and walls of several houses collapsed in Sariab area of the provincial capital.

Several localities of the city remained without electricity while roads were submerged under rainwater.