Pakistan Flood Waters Recede, but Dangers Lurk

(Aug. 30) — Water levels in flood-devastated Pakistan have begun to recede, emergency officials said today, but the danger of new overflows remains.

Levels are starting to drop as the flood waters that started pouring from the north along the Indus River about a month ago begin to reach the Arabian Sea, according to Hadi Baksh, an emergency official in the southern Sindh province.

“In the coming day, the towns and villages will be out of flood danger,” he said, according to various media reports.

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