Storm-triggered incidents kill 5 in Pakistan


Islamabad, June 13 | Five people were killed and six others injured in separate rain and windstorm-triggered incidents in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) said.

Eight houses also collapsed when heavy rains coupled with strong winds lashed the province, the PDMA said in a statement on Saturday.

The district administration of all areas of the province was directed to stay alert for providing rescue and relief activities if some weather-related emergency occurs in their districts, Xinhua news agency quoted the statement as saying.

Meanwhile, one of the main highways in a tourist attraction of Chitral district was blocked due to erosion of a river passing by it, and efforts to repair and find an alternate path for vehicles is underway, the PDMA said.

The injured people were shifted to nearby hospitals for treatment.

The Pakistan Meteorological Department has forecast more rains in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the neighbouring Punjab province on Sunday, issuing a warning of urban flooding in low-lying areas.

The weather office also advised tourists intending to visit resorts in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and upper Punjab to check weather conditions before planning their trip.

Source: IANS

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The Indian market recovered with modest gain against the resilient global cues. Throughout the week, Sensex traded in a narrow range following an uneven move. Sensex ended at 54884.66 gaining 558 points or 1.03 percent while Nifty settled at 16352.45 with 86 points or 0.53 percent on a weekly basis. While Banknifty ended at 35613.30 levels with strong bounce with an upside of 3.90 percent in a week.

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Technically, Nifty has formed a bullish candle on the weekly chart with a long tail suggesting strong support around 15900 levels, while on the upside 16800 may act as strong resistance. Index has taken support from the previous horizontal line & closed above 21-days Simple Moving Averages that indicates further pullback rally in the near term.

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Om Mehera
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