In 'climate catastrophe', Pakistan flood death toll tops 1,000

In ‘climate catastrophe’, Pakistan flood death toll tops 1,000

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The death toll from widespread flooding in Pakistan has surpassed 1,000 since mid-June, officials said Sunday, as the country’s climate minister called the deadly monsoon season “a serious climate disaster. “. Flash floods triggered by torrential rains washed away villages and crops as soldiers and rescue workers evacuated stranded residents to safe …

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