LAHORE/RAWALPINDI- Death toll from heavy monsoon rains mounted to 82 as torrential downpour continued.

In Punjab, the deaths from rain-related incidents reached 60. Most of the deaths were caused by roof collapses in buildings. Hundreds of acres of agricultural land got flooded due to rainwater.

In Azad Kashmir, at least 18 people were reported killed. Four were killed in Haripur district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Meteorological Department has forecasted more rain during the next 12 hours in Punjab, Azad Kashmir and parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, adding that the rain might continue till Sunday.