By RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan April 16, 2019 KABUL — Torrential rains and flooding have swept across much of Afghanistan, killing at least five people, destroying and damaging hundreds of houses, and sweeping away livestock, officials say. Hashmat Bahaduri, a spokesman for Afghanistan’s National Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA), said that heavy rains and flooding have
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
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
Tolo News: Meteorological organizations have warned the public to brace themselves for heavy rain in parts of Afghanistan over the next few days, with temperatures also expected to drop to the single digits. Officials from Afghanistan’s meteorological department warned people in the northern areas to take necessary precautions. Sayed Reza Musawi, head of Afghanistan’s Meteorological Department said: