New Delhi: Rawalpindi Express has recently shared a disturbing video of the flood in Islamabad. He lettered in the post that he prays for everyone's safety. The capital city of Pakistan witnessed flooding following a cloudburst. The video shared by Shoaib Akhtar is from sector E-11 where water can be seen flowing, pushing two cars caught in the stream downwards. Here's the video:
Earlier, the Office of Deputy Commissioner Islamabad affirmed the news and urged the public to avoid unnecessary movement for the next 2 hours. "Cloudburst in Islamabad has caused floods in various areas. Teams are clearing nullahs/roads. Hopefully, we will be able to clear everything in an hour. Everyone is requested to plz cooperate and restricted unnecessary movement for the next 2 hours," Deputy Commissioner tweeted.
According to local media reports, the Pakistan Meteorological Department has said that rain wind/thundershower is expected in Islamabad, Punjab region, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. According to Dawn news, the police officials say that flooding in sector E-11 was due to "poor management" of private protection schemes and that there was no equipment available to deal with the circumstances. A mother and her son were killed in Islamabad on Wednesday as several areas of the capital experienced flooding after the cloudburst.