Eight people killed in rain related accidents

ISLAMABAD: Intermittent rain is continuing in Upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan.

A spokesperson of met office told that the highest rainfall of 98 millimeter was recorded in Dir followed by 50 mm in Saidu Sharif.

The hilly areas continue to receive snowfall with two feet of snow recorded in Malam Jabba and one feet in Murree and Galiyat.

The Margalla hills in Islamabad also received snowfall.

The current rain spell will have salutary impact on the wheat crop.

Meanwhile, there are reports of landslides at different parts of the Neelum, Jehlum and Leepa vallies.

In Lower Dir, two children were killed and three other persons wounded when roof of house caved in due to rain at agency headquarters, Timergarah.

In another incident, six people were killed when their houses collapsed due to heavy rain in Peshawar and Chitral.

Radio Pakistan