Authorities asked to remain vigilant in wake of rains



Balochistan Home Minister Mir Ziaullah Khan Lango has directed authorities to remain vigilant and keep their staff and machinery on high alert to cope with any emergency situation in the wake of recent torrential rains in various areas of the province.

In a statement, he said at least four people lost their lives and five people were injured in rain-related incidents in various districts of Balochistan. Meanwhile sveral areas were affected by rain and stormy winds in Balochistan on Monday. It rained heavily in Chaman, Qilla Abdullah, Pishin, Qilla Saifullah, Noshki, Ziarat, Kech, Gwadar, Las Bela Makran Division, but there was no downpour in Harnai, Loralai, Koh-e-Sulaiman range of the Balochistan. ccording to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), 7 mm rain was recorded in Quetta, Lasbela and 6 mm in Sabi, 2 mm in Gwadar.—APP