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Pakistan - Severe weather UPDATE (NDMA, PMD, NOAA, media ) (ECHO Daily Flash of 18 April 2019)

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  • Thirty nine people have lost their lives over the past few days following heavy rainfall, thunderstorms, a dust storm and flash floods that hit several parts of Pakistan.
  • The highest number of reported fatalities are in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) where 12 people lost their lives, in Balochistan with 11 fatalities and Punjab with 10 fatalities. In addition, a total of 135 people have been injured.
  • Over the next 24 hours, thunderstorms will bring moderate to heavy rainfall over central and northern parts of the country.