Asia 2 August 2010 Pakistan floods: in pictures Floods caused by the heaviest monsoon rains in a generation have swept across north-western Pakistan Sign UpGet the New Statesman's Morning Call email. Sign-up Above, residents stand by flood water in a residential area of Muzaffarabad. A man wades down a street in the city of Nowshera. The death toll is currently 1,100 and is expected to rise. Local residents evacuate to safety in a flood-hit area of Nowshera. There is still no access to some of the worst-affected parts. A man leads his buffalo down a street. Officials say these are the worst floods since 1929. A woman sits amid what remains of her house. Hundreds of thousands of people have been left homeless and without any possessions. A mosque and houses are submerged in Nowshera. Families take shelter in a school in the Mohib Bhanda quarter of Nowshera. A young survivor helps to carry belongings out of the water in Lahore, in the north-east, which was also affected by the floods. All photographs from AFP/Getty Images. Donate via the Disaster Emergency Committee. › CommentPlus: pick of the papers Samira Shackle is a freelance journalist, who tweets @samirashackle. She was formerly a staff writer for the New Statesman. Subscribe To stay on top of global affairs and enjoy even more international coverage subscribe for just £1 per month!