NASA: Floods in Pakistan create 100 km wide lake on land

Pakistan map

Washington: NASA, looking at its satellite images, has revealed that due to heavy rains and floods in Pakistan, the flow of the river in the Sindh region has overflowed its banks and it has expanded and temporarily taken the form of a lake. 100 km wide.

A day before this, United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres called the devastating flood in Pakistan as a ‘climatic disaster’ and called for increased cooperation from around the world.

On the other hand, the European scientific forum ‘Copernicus’, which monitors geological changes, has said that the reason for the disastrous floods in Pakistan is the monsoon system which had become at least 10 times more intense this year.

NASA has released images taken by the MODUS satellite sensor on August 28, in which a large amount of water has turned into a lake due to torrential rains and outflow of the river, and a large area of ​​the Sindh plain has come under its control.

NASA: Floods in Pakistan create 100 km wide lake on land

According to NASA, this entire area was a fertile agricultural region that has been severely affected. So far, 1150 people have died due to flood disasters in Pakistan, the number of injured is in thousands, 500,000 pregnant mothers are waiting for help at the last stage and the financial loss has been estimated at 10 billion dollars.

According to NASA, since 1961, Pakistan has witnessed the strongest monsoon, which has also been confirmed by the Meteorological Department. In Sindh and Balochistan, 500% more than normal rains have swallowed up the populations and villages. Crops have been washed away and buildings damaged.

.Before and after flood pictures can be seen with the help of a slider on this Modus web page.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *