KABUL, Afghanistan – The Afghan authorities says a minimum of 24 folks have been killed and 11 others injured previously month as a brand new wave of heavy rains and flooding has swept elements of the nation.
A assertion launched Saturday by the Afghan Ministry for Catastrophe Administration and Humanitarian Affairs says flooding has affected six of Afghanistan’s 34 provinces, together with the capital, Kabul.
Round 500 folks had been rescued in central Bamyan province’s Sheber district, based on the ministry.
Nationwide, floods have destroyed over 220 properties this month and partially broken 116 extra, it added.
Heavy snowfall throughout Afghanistan this winter had reduce off many areas. Thus far this yr, round 150 folks have died as heavy rains and flooding swept away properties in numerous provinces.