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Balochistan flood death toll reaches 278 after 8 more victims pass away

Unprecedented rainfall and severe flooding have continued to batter Balochistan. In the last 24 hours, eight more people have died in the province, raising the total death toll to 278, according to Geo News.

According to a report released by the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) Balochistan, at least eight fatalities were reported in incidents due to flooding and rain over the course of the previous 24 hours.

Six males and two women are among the deceased. According to the report, the deaths were recorded in the Jhal Magsi district.The PDMA data indicates that as of June 1 there had been 278 fatalities in Balochistan. According to the study, there were 83 children, 63 women, and 132 males among the dead.

In the province, numerous rain-related incidents resulted in at least 172 injuries. Balochistan suffered damage to 64,385 homes overall as a result of heavy flooding and rain. Over 270,444 livestock have also perished as a result of flooding.

The PDMA report states that crops on 200,000 acres of land have already been harmed. In the province, 22 bridges have been destroyed by the flash floods. 2,200 kilometres of roads have also been negatively impacted.