Ariana: The Meteorological Department has issued an alarming warning of heavy rainfalls forecasted to cause potential hardships in certain provinces of the country Monday. The provinces said to be at risk of torrential rain includes Badakhshan, Takhar, Kunar, Nuristan, Panjshir, and Baghlan. The alert underlines that these provinces could face heavy rain and flash floods
Ariana: Heavy rains killed four people and injured 25 others in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province on Friday night, authorities said on Saturday. The tragedy happened in Kama district. Three hundred houses were damaged as a result of the heavy rains in the district. Click here to read more (external link).
Khaama: Heavy rains and flood killed one person and hurt more than ten others in the Bangi District of Takhar province, said Qari Mohibullah Nikzad, director for information and culture, on Wednesday. Meanwhile, he added that the natural disaster had human and financial losses. The flash flood destroyed several houses and damaged thousands of acres
8am: According to local sources in Helmand, as a result of flooding in the province, 10 nomads have lost their lives. On Saturday, a reliable local source, who did not want to be named, told that these floods occurred overnight in the villages of Tazani and Khashrod in the Nawzad district of Helmand province. Click
Khaama: The Afghanistan Meteorological Department (AMD) has issued a warning for torrential downpours, snowfall, and flash floods that are forecasted to affect 17 central and northern provinces of Afghanistan. In a newsletter published on Thursday, the meteorological agency of Afghanistan warned that the provinces of Herat, Ghor, Badghis, Faryab, Sar-e-pol, Jawzjan, Balkh, Samangan, Kunduz, Baghlan,
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