Country receives above normal monsoon rainfall, Senate body told

Ijaz Kakakhel

A legislative body of Upper House of parliament on Thursday was informed by the Pakistan Metrological Department that the country as a whole is going to receive, above normal monsoon rainfall during forecast season.

The revelation was made during Senate Standing Committee on Climate Change, which held Thursday in parliament house while Senator Seemee Ezdi was on chair.

The committee was briefed by the Chairman NDMA on the monsoon season and threat of flash floods and urban flooding. The Minister for Climate Change Sherry Rehman who was also in attendance said that these events will remain a regular feature and the country’s overall infrastructure is not ready for such disasters which will lead to severe humanitarian crisis.

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