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Five Dead, Dozens Injured in Rain-Related Incidents

Web Desk (June 27, 2018): At least five persons were killed and 84 other were wounded as heavy rain, high winds wreck havoc in parts of Punjab and Sindh on Tuesday.

Two people were killed and five other were wounded when roofs of two houses collapsed due to heavy rain in Lahore.

At least 26 traffic accidents were also reported in the city due to rain in which 14 people were wounded.

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Rain also caused power outage in different areas of Lahore. More than 140 feeders were tripped due to heavy downpour in the city.

However, Lahore Electricity Supply Company (LESCO) administration has restored the power supply in some areas while several localities in the city are still without electricity.

Heavy rain coupled with gusty wind also lashed Larkana and its adjacent areas on Tuesday. At least three people, including two women and a minor kid, were killed and 30 other were wounded in roof collapse incidents in Larkna.

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On the other hand, a passenger coach skidded off the road due to rain near Ranipur area of Khairpur, injuring at least 25 people.

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According to Motorway Police, the passenger coach was going to Karachi from Rahim Yar Khan.The main thoroughfares submerged in rainwater that causing trouble for motorists and pedestrians.

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