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Monday, 04 April 2016 - 11:12
Pakistan floods kill at least 53 after heavy rains
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At least 53 people have been killed by flash floods caused by torrential rain in northwest Pakistan.

The rain began on Saturday bringing flooding to parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan provinces.

Pre-monsoon rains often cause damage in rural Pakistan and officials said locals had been warned to leave their villages for safer places.

The summer monsoon season is even worse, last year killing dozens.

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