last week For at least six days, hundreds of flood-hit villagers from the outskirts of Pangrio. Quiet town in Indus Province Blocking the main artery – Thar Coal Road – linking Badin to Tarpargarh district – does not allow any traffic to pass.
They’ve had enough. Sindh’s govt drainage Their house is more than 10 feet underwater. They’ve been sleeping under the open sky for almost a month. by living in conditions that are under human Surrounded by contaminated water, disease and death followed the villagers. If you spend days in the scorching sun There is little rest at night as the mosquito army attacks them.
They wanted to go back to their villages or whatever was left of them. but because of this The water that flooded the house had to be reduced.
How did Pangrio get flooded?
Ghulam Ghaus looked at the dark and ominous water beside the tent and said he had lost 60 acres of land where he grew cotton, tomatoes and millet. I’m happiest because the crops are fine. We have heard of floods in other areas, but the floods did not reach our land. but then overnight The water rushed four feet into it. And now it’s increasing day by day.”
The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) said rainfall was 177.5 mm, compared to an average of 63.1 mm, making July the wettest month since 1961. “July 2022 rainfall was above average in Ba Luchistan (+450 percent) and Sindha (+307 pieces) were too high, both ranked as the wettest in the last 62 years,” the PMD’s monthly summary said.
The National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA) said a third of the country was affected. Meanwhile, more than 1,500 people have been killed and 13,000 others have been slightly injured since June 14.