Update 2020-08-26 (2): At least 100 people have been killed by the flash flood. At least 250 other people were injured. Rescue operations were still in progress.
Update 2020-08-26 (1): According to further reports on Wednesday (26 August), there was also damage in other communities in Parwan province. At least 38 people died in the flash floods in the province. About 80 other people were injured.
2020-08-26: According to media reports on Wednesday (26 August), at least 30 people were killed in a flash flood in the city of Charikar in the north of the Afghan capital Kabul. Hundreds of houses have been destroyed.
Travellers are advised to inform themselves via local media and authorities about the current situation on site, to follow instructions from authorities, to exercise high caution near mountainsides and rivers, as well as to avoid damaged buildings, bridges, and roads.