Causes of floods in Pakistan

Heavy monsoon rains, lakes and rivers

Snowmelt from the Himalayas

Deforestation in Sindh province increases run off and add to deposition and flooding downstream

Urbanization of the flood plain

Encroachment of Rivers beds

Poorly maintained embankments leak & collapse in times of high discharge

References: http://www.thefrontierpost.com/article/34474/

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