The city's major thoroughfares and low-lying areas remained submerged
ROCKPORT, Texas: The most powerful hurricane to hit the US state of Texas in more than 50 years moved slowly inland on Saturday, dumping torrential rain expected to cause catastrophic flooding after battering the coast with 130 miles per hour (209 km per hour) winds. Texas utility companies said just under a quarter of a million customers were without power. Wind and rain continued to lash the coast as residents began to assess the damage. Harvey is the strongest storm to hit Texas, the centre of the U.S. oil and gas…
ISLAMABAD: At least 11 people were reported dead and over 60 wounded after strong winds coupled with torrential downpours lashed upper parts of the country on Wednesday, ARY News reported.
RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Air Force (PAF) on Friday airlifted more than 500 tourists stranded in Gilgit and adjoining areas to Rawalpindi through C-130 jets as part of an emergency fight operation, ARY News reported.