Understandably the world is watching Covid-19, however, what is happening in Asia is unprecedented. I can honestly say I have never witnessed rainfall quite like this in Indo Pakistan and Asia along with parts of Eastern Africa as I have this summer. Incredible amounts of rainfall have affected untold millions in Eastern Africa, the Middle East, Arabia, Indo Pakistan and the Far East in June, July and now into August.
Pakistan 64 dead
At least 64 people were killed, and dozens of others were injured in heavy monsoon rain-triggered flash floods and different rain-related incidents, during the last three days in different regions of Pakistan, said a report from the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Monday. According to the report released by the NDMA, at least 19 children and nine women are among those who lost their lives in different rain-related incidents in areas ranging from the north to the south of the country.
Bangladesh nearly 200 dead
DHAKA, Bangladesh Bangladesh on Sunday registered 10 more deaths in floods, taking the fatalities count to 184 as the South Asian country faces one of the worst floods in history. Over 33,000 people got infected with a waterborne disease, according to the health emergency operation centre under the Health and Family Welfare Ministry of the country. Of the total deaths, 155 drowned while 16 died of snakebites and 13 in thunderstorms, it said, adding that around 11,375 people in flood-hit areas are also suffering from diarrhoea. Earlier talking to the Anadolu Agency, experts feared that at least 5 million people would suffer from an acute food crisis in floods as nearly half of the country was exposed to floods. aa.com