Heavy rain also caused flash flood situation.

LOWER DIR: Four persons killed including two women and two children were drowned in a flooded nullah in Ishrogai Maidan area of Lower Dir district on Saturday.

The police said that women were washed away in gushing water of a flooded nullah. Body of one women has been recovered while search for the other is underway.

They said that two children who were students of a local seminary were on way back home and washed away while crossing the nullah.

Meanwhile, fifteen houses were completely damaged after heavy rain lashed Tabi Murad area of Lakki Marwat district. Rain water entered houses in low laying areas that caused partial damage to around 40 houses.

Those whose houses were damaged were forced to live under open sky as no assistance could be provided to them. Deputy Commission Muhammad Kabeer Afridi visited the area and directed Revenue Department officials to prepare damage assessment report.