KHUSHHAL GARH: Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani Thursday said the government was undertaking long and short term measures to address its energy needs and has permitted the provinces to build their own power houses to meet the energy shortfall.
RAWALPINDI - Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) on Thursday announced that it had cleared silt and solid waste from Nullah Leh to save the low lying areas from flood during the upcoming monsoon season.
PESHAWAR: Financial constraints and issues related to flawed implementation of the disaster risk management measures were highlighted by experts as impediments compromising the provincial government`s ability to mitigate future flood-related losses.
KARACHI: There are only four months left before the next monsoon season begins and at least 250 villages have still not been drained of water and 87% of water sources are unfit to be used for drinking in Sindh, according to the People’s Accountability Commission on Floods (PACF).
LAHORE: The new spell of the monsoon rains began on Thursday and the Met Office forecast isolated heavy falls in several cities in Punjab, including Lahore, and upper parts of the country in the next 48 hours.
Heavy rains and strong winds may generate urban and flash flooding in the local rivers and streams, said the Met Department in its warning.