Three died, several injured and crops destroyed across Punjab after heavy rains

Three died, several injured and crops destroyed across Punjab after heavy rains

According to the reports, at least three girls have lost their lives while eight other persons sustained injuries in the rain related incidents across Punjab.

As per the details, three girls were killed and three other people sustained serious injuries when a roof of the house collapsed in Punjab’s Haveli Lakha area.

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On the other hand, a same incident happened in Gujranwala where two women and two children got injured. Likewise, a minor died and one person injured in Bajaur district’s Khar area.

As per the reports, the low-lying areas of Lahore were inundated with water after the heavy rainfall that started on Tuesday night. The roads and underpasses were flooded and reports further claimed that the flight operations at Lahore’s Allama Iqbal International Airport were also affected due to heavy rain. Power outages were also held in Punjab’s capital Lahore.

The heavy rain and hailstorm in Kasur, Zafarwal, Pattoki, Shorkot, Chiniot, and Haroonabad have also destroyed the crop of wheat.

The Met Office, however, has issued warning to the farmers across Punjab to take the safety measures to protect their crops from damages as rains, dust storm, and hailstorm are further expected in the coming days.

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