Islamabad: In the East Punjab province of Pakistan (Pakistan), people died due to lightning at different places during pre-monsoon rains. At least 10 people have lost their lives due to lightning strikes in East Punjab province. Pakistani officials gave this information on Monday. Officials said lightning strikes have been reported in East Punjab province. Mainly in Sialkot and Sheikhupura districts, it has been revealed that lightning has struck. According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department, floods may occur due to heavy rains this week.
- Lightning strikes mainly in Sialkot and Sheikhupura districts of Punjab province
- Heavy rain and lightning caused many houses to collapse
- The National Disaster Management Authority has warned that floods may occur in Pakistan
Many houses collapsed due to lightning
According to the state government-run rescue organization ‘Organization Rescue 1122’, during the last 24 hours, lightning incidents were reported mainly in Sialkot and Sheikhupura districts of East Punjab province. Where many houses collapsed due to heavy rain and lightning. People were injured when the building collapsed. The injured were shifted to a nearby safe place.
The National Disaster Management Authority has issued a warning
The National Disaster Management Authority has also issued a warning. The National Disaster Management Authority says that due to the heavy rains falling in the country, flash floods may occur. However, due to last year’s floods, there was chaos in Pakistan.
Last year, a third of Pakistan was submerged in water
Flash floods occurred in Pakistan last year due to heavy rains. A third of Pakistan was submerged in water due to this sudden flood. At least 1,739 people were killed in the floods. About 80 lakh people were displaced and property worth about 30 billion was damaged. Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khare called the floods in Pakistan last year a ‘catastrophic crisis’.