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Rain related incidents leaves 24 dead in Sindh, KP

10:10 AM | 30 Jul, 2019
Rain related incidents leaves 24 dead in Sindh, KP
KARACHI – At least 24 people lost their lives in rains related incidents in Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP).

In Karachi and other parts of Sindh sixteen have lost their lives in rain-related incidents.

Rescue sources said two children lost their lives after being electrocuted in Malir area; other casualties took place in Defence, Gulistan e Jauhar, Clifton and Khamosh colony.

Two citizens lost their lives in Paposh Nagar while another individual was left dead in Mehmoodabad area.

The roads and streets in most areas of the city are swamped with rainwater after the monsoon system hit the city.

The drainage system of the city has failed to cope with the light to medium rain. The shattered sewerage system and garbage littered on streets and roads made the situation worse for Karachiites; especially for those walking on foot and on bikes.

Meanwhile, spokesman of the KP told that three children died due to a flash flood in Bara area of Khyber district.

In another incident, three persons died when a roof of their house collapsed in Mansehra.

According to media details, three people were buried under the debris of a house in Dara area of Mansehra after the roof of the house collapsed due to heavy monsoon rains.

Local residents started a rescue operation on a self-help basis and retrieved the dead bodies from the rubble.

Meanwhile, two persons died due to electric shocks in Orakzai district.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 18 April 2024

Pakistani currency continues to gain against US Dollar and other currencies on April 18, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.2 for buying and 280.3 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound stands at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 18 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.2 280.3
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.25  345.65 
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25  75.95
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.63 747.63
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.32 3.43
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.26 912.91
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.24 59.52
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.75 169.63
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.42 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.37 77.05
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.76


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