Pakistan: Floods
Created: 02/02/2022 +


Heavy rainfall, heavy snowfall, and sub-zero temperatures hit Balochistan province between 4–10 January, causing flash floods and landslides. The worst affected area is the coastal district of Gwadar in southern Balochistan. The highest levels of rainfall recorded were in Pasni (185mm) and Gwadar (121mm) subdistricts (the average rainfall in the district for January is 16mm). The floods and landslides killed at least three people and injured over 300. The floods affected over 17,300 people (around 6.5% of the population in Gwadar province) in 41 villages within the Gwadar district and damaged or destroyed more than 500 houses.