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Flash floods kill at least 34 across Afghanistan


KABUL: Flash floods caused by heavy rain in the past week have killed at least 34 people in several Afghan provinces and caused serious damage to property and livestock, officials said on Tuesday. The flooding, hitting provinces mainly in the north and centre of the country, had caused serious damage to around 900 houses, killed hundreds of cattle and damaged agricultural land, Hashmat Khan Bahaduri, spokesman for the Afghanistan Natural Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA), said. Officials were assessing damage, he said. The floods, which came after an unusually dry winter that has led to drought in many areas. (Reuters)

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