An Afghan authorities spokesman says snowfall and heavy rain have killed at the very least three individuals, together with a toddler
JALALABAD, Afghanistan — Snowfall and heavy rain killed at the very least three individuals in Afghanistan, together with a toddler, a authorities spokesman mentioned Saturday.
The extreme climate hit 9 provinces in several elements of the nation on Friday and Saturday: Balkh, Zabul, Faryab, Uruzgan, Nimroz, Nangarhar, Kunar, Nuristan, and Laghman.
The snow and rain injured seven individuals, partially or utterly destroyed greater than 750 properties, and ruined farmland, in keeping with Shafiullah Rahimi, a spokesman from the Ministry of Catastrophe Administration.
He mentioned authorities departments are offering households with primary requirements, resembling food, tents and blankets. Groups will go to the affected areas to survey the injury.
Rahimi additionally mentioned there was no change within the loss of life toll from final Tuesday’s 6.5 magnitude earthquake that struck a lot of Afghanistan and neighboring Pakistan.
The late-night quake killed 10 and injured 60 in Afghanistan. It broken 800 homes throughout the nation.
A robust earthquake rocked a rugged and mountainous area of japanese Afghanistan final June, killing at the very least 1,000 individuals. An estimated 1,500 individuals have been injured and 1000’s of properties have been flattened.