Last Updated: Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Hailstorms hit Islamabad and Rawalpindi, Pakistan

Heavy rains with hailstorms have hit Islamabad and Rawalpindi area of Pakistan.

Intense rainfall and flooding also caused huge traffic jam along Benazir Bhutto Road, Airport Road, Jhelum Road, Mall Road, Peshawar Road, Abottabad and Rawal Road.

Residents of Soan, Al-Mumtaz Colony, Dheri, Adiala Road, Gulistan Colony and Kalma Chowk are without electricity, Pakistan news mentions.

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The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has predicted more thunderstorm and hailstorm in Rawalpindi in next 24 hours.

Hailstorms in Pakistan are common in the spring season.

Original post: Natural Disasters List April 1, 2013