According to official figures, 23 August 2012 as a result of heavy rains and landslides killed at least 26 people and destroyed hundreds of homes in northern Pakistan. Pakistani Prime Minister Abdul Majed said that 685 houses and 125 shops were destroyed, along with surrounding roads. At the moment, expected financial aid from the government. Representative of the National Disaster Management reported that the final damage assessment was not carried out.
The cause of death of most people in the region of Kashmir was the collapse of buildings due to showers, and 9 died because of the floods in the north-west of the province Pakhuntkva. There are concerns about a possible increase in the number of victims. Dozens of families affected, several people are still missing.
According to the forecasts of meteorologists, the rains will last until the end of the week, but rescue teams monitoring the situation. In 2011, floods in Pakistan have affected 5.8 million people, and a huge number of cattle died, fields were destroyed, houses and infrastructure in large areas.