One killed, several injured in rain related incidents


At least one person was killed while seven others were injured in rain-related incidents in different parts of Punjab on Sunday.

Although the heavy rains cooled down temperatures in Lahore, Gujrat, Gujranwala, Sheikhupura, Sahiwal and other areas, the poor remained in misery due to misfortunes caused by the rai.

In Lahore’s area of Shershah Colony, a man lost his life and three others were wounded when the roof of a house collapsed in due to heavy rain.

In a separate incident in Jaranwala, a mother along with her four children also sustained wounds in the rain-related incident.

According to Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), widespread rain thundershowers and a few moderate to heavy falls with windstorm is expected in Kashmir, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Sargodha, Gujranwala, Lahore, Faisalabad, Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Mardan, Kohat, Bannu divisions, while at isolated places in Zhob, D.I.Khan, D.G.Khan, Multan, Bahawalpur and Sahiwal divisions.

Heavy to very heavy falls are also expected at isolated places in Hazara, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore divisions, Islamabad and Kashmir.

Hot and humid weather is expected elsewhere in the country.