Spell of heavy rain and gusty winds likely to prevail till Thursday

Spell of heavy rain and gusty winds likely to prevail till Thursday

Lahore (Web Desk): The current spell of rain and gusty winds in different parts of the country will continue till Thursday, Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has predicted. 

However, heavy rain and gusty winds have taken many lives across the country.

According to details, at least nine nine people have lost their lives in Punjab because of the recent spell of heavy rains and storms with gusty winds.

The heavy rain and gusty winds have devastated several parts of Punjab as several people have been killed and dozens of the people have sustained severe wounds.

At Lahore’s Raiwind Road, three laborers lost their lives when roof of a dilapidated house caved in, whereas in Ahmadpur Sial father and son were also killed after being buried under the rubble of a collapsed private school wall, moreover, one women killed and two women injured in the same incident in Sama Satta area of Bahawalpur.

In Lahore’s Green Town area, a worker of municipal corporation electrocuted to death during sanitary related work while roof collapse left four people including children wounded.

In Mandi Bahauddin, in another rain-related mishap, a laborer fell prey when roof of an under construction house broke whereas three people got hurt in the incident of similar nature.

In Azad Kashmir, driver injured as a speeding truck plunged into ravine due to landsliding and downpour.

Casualties were also reported in other parts of Punjab such as Shorkot, Mian Channu and several others. 
Here are some visual pictures of the event.