Pakistan floods

Islamabad, Aug 21: At least five people were dead and two others were still missing after flash floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains wreaked havoc in Chitral village of Pakistan, it emerged on Saturday.

As per the details, seven people, including a woman, were swept away by the flash flood in different areas of Chitral on Friday.

In its daily weather report, the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Saturday said that monsoon currents are still penetrating most parts of the country.

A westerly wave is also affecting western and upper parts of the country, it added.

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The Met Office said that rain coupled with thundershower is expected in Balochistan, Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh, Kashmir, and Gilgit-Baltistan.

Heavy falls are also likely at isolated places in Balochistan, Punjab, Upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and Upper Sindh today, it added.