2017 Karachi floods

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
2017 Karachi floods
Date 30 August 2017 (2017-08-30) (ongoing)
Deaths at least 23

The 2017 Karachi floods in Karachi, have killed at least 23 people, mostly from electrocution.[1] According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department the flood is caused by the monsoon rain which began on 28-08-2017 Wednesday evening.[2][3] As the incident took place the Army and Navy, along with other welfare organizations, started rescuing the lives of the people.[4][5]

See also


  1. ^ "23 killed as monsoon rains lash Karachi". www.dawn.com. 
  2. ^ "At least 23 killed as downpours wreak havoc in Karachi, army deployed for assistance (VIDEOS + PHOTOS)". en.dailypakistan.com.pk. 
  3. ^ "Floods kill 13, swamp streets in Karachi". www.thenews.com.pk. 
  4. ^ "At least 17 dead; army called in as Karachi administration gives up". tribune.com.pk. 
  5. ^ "Army, Rangers busy clearing rain affected areas in Karachi". www.thenews.com.pk. 
Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=2017_Karachi_floods&oldid=815981735"
This content was retrieved from Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2017_Karachi_floods
This page is based on the copyrighted Wikipedia article "2017 Karachi floods"; it is used under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA). You may redistribute it, verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the CC-BY-SA