Heavy rain lashes parts of Karachi

KARACHI (Reuters) – Heavy rain fell on Karachi on Saturday and the weather was nice.

Rainfall has been reported in the Defense, Clifton, Colony Model, Al Faisal Fame, I Shundrigar, Maler Cantt, Landy, Gulshan, Johor, and adjacent areas.

The impact of power outages on the C-1 area in Liakatabad, North Nazimabad, Tariq bin Zaid, North Karachi, New Karachi, Shadman Town, Sarjani, Flwan Ghuth, Safur Ghuth, Defense and Plan 33 and other areas.

The low-pressure monsoon has formed on the northern Gulf of Bengal and adjacent areas that are likely to move westward to the Indian Gujarat region, causing mostly rain from parts of Sindh, the Meteorological Office said in its warning of weather conditions in Sindh.

The Meteorological Office warned that heavy rains could generate urban floods in Karachi, Thatta and Hyderabad, while sudden floods in the departments of Kalat, Sibi, Zhoob and Nasirabad.

MET’s office stated that the intermittent spell would last for the next 36 to 42 hours.

The maximum temperature is expected to be between 30 and 32 degrees Celsius with humidity ranging from 65 to 75 percent.

In the sections of Mirpurjas, Tata, Hyderabad and Shahid bin Arabid, during the next 24 hours, rain and thunderstorms can occur on a large scale with some moderate to heavy falls.

Rain or windstorms may also occur in different parts of Larkana and Sukkur divisions.

All stakeholders were advised to remain alert and take precautionary measures during the forecast period.

At least 17 people have died in the monsoon that hit Karachi at the end of last month, and most of the victims lost their lives with electricity. The rain destroyed the city’s sewage and electricity infrastructure, submerging some areas under water and leaving others in the dark.

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