Cloud burst in islamabad: Two people were killed on Wednesday when urban flooding caused by cloudburst wreaked havoc in Islamabad, reported.
Moreover, Islamabad Deputy Commissioner Muhammed Hamza Shafqat said, “Cloudburst in Islamabad has caused flooding in various areas. Teams are clearing nullahs/roads. Hopefully we will be able to clear everything in an hour”.
Videos from Islamabad’s sectors E-11 and D-12 show cars floating in gushing waters after heavy rains that lashed the federal capital and Rawalpindi for hours.
Cloudburst causes flooding in Islamabad pic.twitter.com/xvSw714vHH
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The twin cities received the highest rains during the current monsoon season.
Sources in the Pakistan Meteorological Department told that some areas in Islamabad received up to 330mm of rain in the last few hours.