Courting Catastrophes from hill torrents through adaptation in changing climate

The three consecutive days very heavy rain spell in the Swat region during last week of August 2020 was one of the major key role player in deteriorating impacts induced by climate change in the region. At least 40 houses swept into the torrent after River Swat overflowed into Madyan. The flash flood occurred following heavy rains in the area including Malam Jabba, Dir, Madain, Bahrain and Kalam which were also cut off from the rest of the region after floods water washed away 12 bridges connecting the areas.

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