MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan, May 19 (Xinhua) — At least 17 people were killed and 23 others wounded after heavy torrential rains caused fresh flooding in two Afghan northern provinces, authorities said Saturday. The seasonal disasters happened over the past 48 hours, in Charhar Kint, Chimtal, Shulgara and Khulm districts of Balkh province, resulting in the death
Ariana: Speaking at an event titled “Women’s role in water resources’ management” held on Tuesday in, Kabul Abdullah stressed on water management in the country. “Water is being used ruthlessly in the capital and other provinces that creates challenges for the new generation [in the country],” he said. Click here to read more (external link). Related
Tolo News: At least six people have died in flash floods in Herat since Wednesday night, officials confirmed Thursday. According to them, dozens of businesses and houses have been badly damaged following heavy rains in the past few days. Click here to read more (external link).
SARI PUL, Afghanistan, May 18 (Xinhua) — At least 24 people were killed Wednesday after floods triggered by monsoon rains hit a remote area in Afghanistan’s northern province of Sari Pul, said the provincial governor. “A total of 10 persons were also injured and nearly 40 others went missing after the natural disaster hit Kohistanat
Press TV April 18, 2016 At least 38 people have lost their lives due to heavy rains accompanied by flash floods in northern parts of Afghanistan, officials say. Afghan officials said on Monday that the deaths were reported in the country’s northern provinces of Takhar, Badghis and Samangan during flash floods that began Sunday night.
QALA-E-NAW, Afghanistan, April 17 (Xinhua) — Heavy rainfall and floods claimed the lives of 23 people including women and children in the western Badghhis province with Qala-e-Naw as its capital 555 km northwest of Kabul on Saturday night and Sunday morning, provincial police chief Abdul Rauf Taj said Sunday. “Based on the reports we have
1TV: More than 30 people have been killed as heavy rain caused floods during the past 24 hours in Afghanistan, officials said Saturday. Almost all of provinces in the country are receiving rain nearly two weeks after start of spring season. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: Steady downpours have continued throughout the day in Kabul with temperatures also dropping to 5 Celsius (°C). Head of Afghanistan’s Meteorological Department Sayed Reza Musawi said the rain will continue until Friday and the temperatures will fall further if the rain continues. “The rainfall recorded was 13 mm over the past 24 hours in Kabul and