Pakistan flooding death toll tops 1,000 as rains continue to pour

More than 33 million people have been affected by floods in Pakistan.
This year, precipitation in some regions was 600 percent higher than average [Fayyaz Ahamd/EPA]

The death toll from ravaging monsoon floods in Pakistan crossed 1,000 as several countries, including Qatar and Iran, pledged emergency support in the wake of a deluge described as a “humanitarian disaster of epic proportions”.