Severe flash floods hit Afghanistan, leaving 31 dead, 600 homes damaged or destroyed

Severe flash floods hit Afghanistan, leaving 31 dead, 600 homes damaged or destroyed

Afghanistan is grappling with a growing crisis as heavy rains continue to pummel the central and eastern regions of the country since July 22, 2023, triggering devastating flash floods. The provinces of Maidan Wardak, Khost, and the area surrounding the capital, Kabul, have been particularly affected.

Heavy rainfall triggers fatal floods and extensive damage in Afghanistan

Heavy rainfall triggers fatal floods and extensive damage in Afghanistan

In recent days, central Afghanistan, specifically Ghor Province, has been severely impacted by heavy rainfall that triggered floods, resulting in casualties and significant damage. Six people have been reported dead, with one person missing, and over 100 houses, along with 200 ha (494 acres) of crops, have been destroyed.

Widespread flooding hits Afghanistan, leaving 22 people dead, 10 missing

Widespread flooding hits Afghanistan, leaving 22 people dead, 10 missing

At least 22 people have lost their lives as widespread flooding hit Afghanistan over the past couple of days, the country's disaster management authority (ANDMA) reported Tuesday, May 4, 2021. More than 200 homes have been damaged or destroyed, as well as wide…