Met Office Predicts Rainfall in Karachi till Tuesday – Research Snipers

Met Office Predicts Rainfall in Karachi till Tuesday

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Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) predicted that the current rain spell in Karachi will continue till Tuesday.

The Met office also forecasted rainfall in different areas of Sindh and in Karachi today (Sunday), reported ARY News.

A monsoon low perseveres over eastern Sindh with another low pressure existing over central India. Due to this, thundershowers with heavy rain are expected in Mirpur Khas, Thatta, Hyderabad, Badin, Tharparkar, Umerkot, Sanghar and Karachi districts and in many other parts of Sindh till Tuesday.

According to the Met office, seas breeze in Karachi is still not restored. The weather in the city will remain partly cloudy which can turn into heavy rain till the afternoon or evening.

Yesterday, Karachi received 37 mm of rain. 4mm rain was reported in Landhi, Old Airport, and University Road. 7mm in Gulshan-e-Hadeed, 8mm in Faisal Base, 12mm in Keamari, 16mm in Surjani Town, 18mm in North Nazimabad, 20mm in Saddar and Nazimabad. On the other hand, 11mm rain was recorded in Chhachhro and Diplo, 7mm in Thatta and Mirpur Khas, 18mm in Tando Jam, 17mm in Chhor, 16mm in Hyderabad and 13mm in Islamkot.

In total, seven people lost their lives by lightning strikes in Chhachhro, Thatta, Mithi, and Karachi.

A person in Machhar Colony was reported dead due to lightning strikes. Sahanawaz and Sultan aged 16 years old were killed in the Memon Goth area in Karachi.

The rainwater also hindered the traffic in Karachi. A massive traffic jam was seen in different areas of Karachi including; New Karachi, Sakhi Hassan, KDA flats, Nagin Chaurangi fly-over, Buffer Zone, Shadman Town, and Nagin round-about.

Residents living in Benazir Colony Orangi Town were stuck at their homes as the water entered their homes and caused a flood-like situation. Also, many cars on the streets were drowned in the rainwater.   

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