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Khost City: Rains, windstorms damage several houses

Khost City: Rains, windstorms damage several houses

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Jul 27, 2018 - 16:38

KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Heavy rains and windstorms have damaged a number of houses in the capital and other areas of southeastern Khost province, an official said on Friday.

Talibinfo-icon Mangal, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that 10 houses were partially damaged and one destroyed as a result of the rains that lashed Khost City and adjoining areas late on Thursday.

However, Mangal said, the downpour caused no casualties. Disaster management officials are visiting the areas to assess the losses and provide assistance to the affected families.

Resident Mohammad Nazir said the rains and windstorms also smashed solar panels of many people. His solar panels were also broken.

In summers and springs, Khost City receives abundant rains that cause flooding. As a result, crops and properties are harmed. But there was no report of floods from the latest rains.

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KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Heavy rains and windstorms have damaged a number of houses in the capital and other areas of southeastern Khost province, an official said on Friday.

Talib Mangal, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that 10 houses were partially damaged and one destroyed as a result of the rains that lashed Khost City and adjoining areas late on Thursday.

However, Mangal said, the downpour caused no casualties. Disaster management officials are visiting the areas to assess the losses and provide assistance to the affected families.

Resident Mohammad Nazir said the rains and windstorms also smashed solar panels of many people. His solar panels were also broken.

In summers and springs, Khost City receives abundant rains that cause flooding. As a result, crops and properties are harmed. But there was no report of floods from the latest rains.

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