Details of Disaster Information

Pakistan : Torrential monsoon rain : 2009/07/19
GLIDE: FL-2009-000139-PAK  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2009/07/19
Name Torrential monsoon rain
Outline Torrential monsoon rain in the southern Pakistani metropolis of Karachi has killed 26 people and cut power to most of the city, its mayor said on Sunday.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
  • BBC news 2009/07/25
    At least 15,000 people have been made homeless after heavy rains caused a breach in a dam under construction in Pakistan\'s Balochistan province. More than a dozen villages in Barkhan district were flooded as monsoon rains lashed the region.
  • Reliefweb 2009/07/19
    Monsoon kills 15 in Pakistan\'s Karachi, cuts power
  • Reuters AlerNet 2009/07/19
    The rain flooded low-lying parts of the city, damaging hundreds of homes, downing power lines and inundating power grid stations.