The death toll in the last week due to strong monsoon rains and the resulting floods in Pakistan approach 90, said on Monday DawnNews TV channel, quoting official sources.
According to the National Disaster Management (National Disaster Management Authority, NDMA), which results in television, because of the rains and floods in late August, killing at least 88 people. Most of the victims recorded in the southern Sindh province — about 50 people have died in the southwestern province of Baluchistan.
In the districts of Haripur, Larkana, Nawabshah, Ghotki and other water flooded villages and crops, a tidal wave washed away bridges and flooded roads. Livni, do not stop for more than three weeks, kicked out of their homes for more than 200 thousand people, all in the disaster area are more than seven million people.
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The rains have led to a sharp rise in the river Indus and its tributaries. In Pakistan, fear a repetition of the tragedy last year, when the country has seen the worst flooding in 80 years. During the peak of the water were flooded up to 20% of the country affected by the disaster about 20 million people in 170 millionth Pakistan, more than 1.7 thousand people were killed.
In the province of Sindh, which in 2010 was the longest submerged by flood waters, are still camp, home to families left homeless by last year's floods. These are now added new refugees.
Forecasters have warned that in the coming days powerful showers in southern Pakistan continue.