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  • Flash flood causes havoc in GB

    GILGIT: A flash flood and heavy rain across Gilgit-Baltistan has wrought havoc on the region...

    The crop faces damage because the flash flood washed away water channels spanning some 45kms...

  • Sindh govt issues flash-flood warning for lower, urban parts of Sindh

    The Sindh government on Tuesday issued a weather warning, anticipating heavy rains later this week, in which it directed all district disaster management authorities, commissioners and deputy commissioners to ensure that all precautionary measures are taken to avoid any untoward situation as well adopt an effective response mechanism, including issuing an early warning for flash floods...

    The direction, through a "most urgent" letter,...

  • 13 killed in Khuzdar flash flood

    QUETTA/KHUZDAR: A flash flood overwhelmed three villages in Saroona and Shah Noorani areas of Khuzdar district late on Wednesday night, leaving at least 13 people dead...

    A large number of mud houses were washed away by the flash flood caused by heavy rains in vast mountainous areas of Wadh, Saroona and Shah Noorani in Khuzdar and Lasbela districts...

  • How London man may have helped trigger ‘flash crash’

    Yet, if US authorities are correct, Navinder Singh Sarao, 36, managed to send a jolt of fear through the world’s markets by helping to set off the 2010 “flash crash,” in which the Dow Jones average plunged 600 points in less than seven minutes...

    The complaint against Sarao says it was just this sort of lightning-fast spoofing, called dynamic layering, that allowed him to make nearly $880,000 on May 6, 2010, the day of the flash...

  • Rain, flash floods claim 43 lives across country: NDMA report

    At least 43 people have lost their lives so far due to monsoon rainfall and the flooding caused by it, according to a report published by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA)...

    According to the report, 11 casualties were reported in Punjab, 15 in Balochistan, six in Sindh and two in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Flash flood washes away Chitral road

    CHITRAL: A flash flood caused by glacial outburst on Wednesday washed away the only approach road of Yarkhoon valley here inundating vast agricultural land...

    MPA from Mastuj area Syed Sardar Hussain Shah told Dawn that more than 15,000 local residents had lost contact with lower parts of the district after the destruction of road by the flash flood...

  • Nine killed in Lasbela flash flood

    QUETTA: At least nine people have died and many others are missing as a flash flood caused by heavy rains and thunderstorm swept away many mud houses in Lasbela district on Friday Traffic on the Quetta-Karachi highway remained suspended the whole day...

    Heavy rains that started in various parts of Lasbela district on Wednesday evening continued till Friday causing the flash flood that wreaked havoc in the district as water entered...

  • US indicts ‘Flash Crash’ trader

    CHICAGO: A grand jury in Chicago has indicted a British securities trader for manipulating markets and playing a key role in the 2010 “Flash Crash” in US stocks...

    Sarao’s use of the dynamic layering technique “was particularly intense in the hours leading up to the Flash Crash” of May 6, 2010, when the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 600 points in a matter of minutes, wiping hundreds of billions of dollars from share values... ...

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