Life after rains and floods become miserable in Johi-Dadu

Life is miserable after rain and flood! Electricity breakdown added more troubles of the common people as it’s been three days the power supply had been suspended and electric polls are under water. Thousands of families migrated to Hyderabad, Karachi and other safe place, we have no any other option but to migrate and save our lives says flood-victims in Dadu-Johi. contacted with one of the flood victim Mr. Mahakam Chano from village Bux Ali Channa. He told that his family is living very miserable life without shelter, food and drinking water since last week. My children and wife are hungry and looking for help from “Allah-Almighty” nothing left we lost everything in the flood. Today we eat; Onion with bread!

The weather of district Dadu-Sehwan-Johi and adjacent areas is very hot further current heat wave added more troubles in the lives of affected people. Furthermore, the electric supply to most parts of the district is also disconnected. People are protesting against the poor performance of HESCO authorities and government’s apathy in resolving the rescue, relief operations in flood-hit areas.

Pakistan Meteorological Department’s (PMD) official Jan Muhammad Solangi in Karachi while talking to said weather conditions are expected to continue for the next couple of days.

“Winds are disturbed due to low pressure developed in the east of Sindh,” Jan Muhammad said. “Some of the districts fall in the low-pressure belt,” he explained.

He said it was not a heatwave but the hot weather has gripped many districts of the province. He maintained that some of the areas like Tharparkar, Mirpurkhas and Badin received rain on Monday.

He further added that the temperature recorded in district Dadu and parts of upper Sindh was between 40 to 42 degrees. “There is the humidity that ultimately creates problems. It is better to avoid going outdoors unnecessarily between 12 pm to 3 pm,” he advised.

Due to changes in weather pattern in Sindh, the displaced rain-affected families living on the road have been complaining about not having been provided with tents after being displaced for two weeks. Thousands of people are still seen on roadsides in different areas without tents, exposed directly to the boiling heat.