KARACHI/ ISLAMABAD - Over 50 people died in three days of heavy monsoon rains triggering flash floods in the various parts of the country, NDMA report said on Sunday.
Troops with boats rushed to a flood-affected district in the country's southern Sindh province on Sunday to evacuate people to safer places.
According to Pakistan’s National Disaster Management Authority, 19 people were killed in rain-related incidents in northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, 12 in southern Sindh province, 8 in Punjab province, and 10 in the country's scenic northern Gilgit Baltistan region in the past three days.
Heavy rain in Karachi since last night contineously pic.twitter.com/iNZFJHe7aT— dilawar (@dilawar99651330) August 7, 2020
Moreover, rains also partially damaged about 100 homes and caused a breach in a main flooded canal, inundating villages in Sindh.
In a statement, the military said troops used boats to rescue stranded people and move them to safer places.
Similarly, heavy rains also lashed many districts in Baluchistan, damaging homes.
According to local media reports, at least eight people were killed in Baluchistan because of rains and flash flooding.
Heavy rainfall began last week and continued Sunday, flooding streets even in the eastern city of Lahore.
According to the Meteorological Department, heavy rains are expected to continue next week.
The fourth monsoon spell of the season is leaving Karachi and heading to Balochistan and other parts of Sindh. But the rain left havoc in its wake, the Met Office report added.
KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on February 7, 2022 (Tuesday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||331.71||332.41|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||35.08||35.43|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||174.19||176.19|
KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 202,200 on Tuesday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs173,360.
Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs167,318 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 195,157.
Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.
|Lahore||PKR 202,200||PKR 2,350|
|Karachi||PKR 202,200||PKR 2,350|
|Islamabad||PKR 202,200||PKR 2,350|
|Peshawar||PKR 202,200||PKR 2,350|
|Quetta||PKR 202,200||PKR 2,350|
|Sialkot||PKR 202,200||PKR 2,350|
|Attock||PKR 202,200||PKR 2,350|
|Gujranwala||PKR 202,200||PKR 2,350|
|Jehlum||PKR 202,200||PKR 2,350|
|Multan||PKR 202,200||PKR 2,350|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 202,200||PKR 2,350|
|Gujrat||PKR 202,200||PKR 2,350|
|Nawabshah||PKR 202,200||PKR 2,350|
|Chakwal||PKR 202,200||PKR 2,350|
|Hyderabad||PKR 202,200||PKR 2,350|
|Nowshehra||PKR 202,200||PKR 2,350|
|Sargodha||PKR 202,200||PKR 2,350|
|Faisalabad||PKR 202,200||PKR 2,350|
|Mirpur||PKR 202,200||PKR 2,350|