The Provincial Disaster Management Authority predicted more rains in different parts of Balochistan.
According to a report issued by PDMA, flooding is expected in different areas of Balochistan as heavy rains are expected from August 10-14.
PDMA has issued a flooding alert for Qila Saifullah, Loralai, Sherani, Sibbi, Dera Bugti, Bolan, Mosa Khel, Barkhan, Kalat, Khuzdar, Lasbela, Awaran, Kharan, Tubat, Panjgor, Harnai and Sorab.
According to PDMA, 176 persons including 77 men, 44 women and 55 children have been killed so far from the recent monsoon rains and flooding in Balochistan.
The Provincial Disaster Management Authority reported that the heavy rains caused loss of 23,013 livestock and damaged 198,461 acres of crops in Balochistan.
According to data shared by the PDMA, 75 people, including 48 men, 11 women, and 16 children were injured due to floods, while over 1500 people were displaced.
The report informed that the deaths in rain-related incidents were reported from Chaman, Kech, Barkhan, Dera Bugti, Zhob, Duki, Pishin, Panjgur, Kohlu, Harnai, Killa Saifullah, Sibi, Lasbela, Loralai, Jaffarabad, Kalat, Khuzdar and other districts.
The PDMA reported that a total of 18,087 homes were damaged or demolished due to the floods in the province. Six different highways with 670 km length and 16 bridges were damaged due to the floods, it added.