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Flash floods leave 18 deaths in 3 provinces

KABUL: At least 18 people have reportedly died and around 40 others were injured due to floods in three provinces of the country, including Ghazni, Kandahar and Herat, according to the State Ministry for Disaster Management.
A spokesman for the ministry, Mohammad Nasim Haqqani, stated that in addition to the deaths caused by the two days of flooding in three provinces, dozens of homes were also completely destroyed.
“During the last two days of flooding, which happened in different provinces of the country, unfortunately 18 people died, including 10 in Ghazni, 6 in Kandahar and two people in Herat. These floods also caused financial losses to the people,” he said.
According to ministry figures, 10 people died in Ghazni, 6 in Kandahar, and 2 in Herat provinces.
The Afghanistan Meteorological Authority (AMT) warned of possible rain, thunderstorms with flash floods, sandstorms and heavy winds on July 30-31 in Badakhshan, Kunar, Nuristan, Laghman, Nangarhar, Kabul, Ghazni, Zabul, Kandahar, Logar, Paktia and Paktika.
10-40 mm of rainfall in various areas is forecast, and sandstorms and heavy winds were forecast in Balkh, Herat, Farah, Helmand, Kandahar and Nimroz, with wind speeds 20-90 km/h, said the meteorological department. The Kabul Times

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The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.