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Pakistan: Heavy rain, Snow: 2003/02/20 Country Information on DRR

Period 2003/02/20
Country or District Pakistan
Event Type Heavy rain, Snow
Outline Four days of deadly winter rain and snow sweeping across Pakistan, Afghanistan and India have killed at least 77 people. In Pakistan atleast 62 people had been killed and hundreds of houses destroyed in the heaviest winter rain in three decades.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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OCHA Situation Report No.1 2003/02/17
Pakistan was the worst affected with the death of 51 persons.

Reuters News 2003/02/20
Rain and snow kill at least 77 in South Asia

Geographycal Data

ReliefWeb Location Map 2003/02/20


Reuters AlertNet 2003/02/25
An image from February 20 illustrates the extent of floods in the Hyderabad-Karachi area of Pakistan