Flash flood again hit a number of villages and roads in upper
CHITRAL; After a respite of two months, flash floods again
hit a number of villages in upper Chitral and a number of houses in
Green Lusht were inundated while Chitral-Booni road has been closed
for vehicular traffic as the road in Reshun village has been
completely washed away.
The villages of Ragh, Koghuzi, Mroi and Barenis were also hit by
the flood as a result of the torrential rain where a number of
maize fields were swept away by the flood. However, no loss to
human life was reported from any flood-hit area as the people had
fled to the safer places.
The Green Lusht village had already lost more than forty houses and
about one half of agricultural land to the flood in July last while
a large number of boulders have rendered the surviving land
Executive engineer of Communication and works department , Maqbool
Azam told Chitral Times that the roads in four different
points were opened for traffic soon while heavy machinery was being
mobilized to Reshun. He said that the road will be opened for
vehicular traffic by Wednesday.