12 dead, in Odisha, India. Odisha Rainfall: Five more people lost their lives in rain-related incidents in the state on Friday, raising the deaths to nine, while 4,15,817 people in 10 districts are affected, an official said.
In Karachi Pakistan, 19 more people lost their lives in various rain-related incidents on Friday, bringing the total number of causalities in the port city up to 50. Nearly all major roads of the city remained underwater, hampering routine life in the provincial capital. Nine more people lose their lives in Punjab and at least six were killed in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as unprecedented rainfall across the country has continued to cause devastation in all provinces.
In Uganda, the government reported that rising water levels on Lake Albert and Lake Kyoga had displaced over 8,700 people in Buliisa, Nakasongola and Amolatar districts. Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda visited affected areas on 23 August. He said: “The devastation caused is immense. The Government of Uganda has provided initial relief to the people affected by floods and will do more.
Flooding from heavy rains in Niger has killed at least 45 people this week and forced more than 226,000 from their homes, officials in the West African nation said Friday. Niger's western region has been hardest hit by days of rain that caused the Niger River to overflow, essentially shutting down the capital, Niamey.