Director General Pakistan Meteorological Department Karachi ‘Sardar Sarfaraz’ has said that Rainy system which caused heavy rainfall in Karachi, has been weakened and it will dissipate in the night between Tuesday and Wednesday.
As per details, the weather system being weakening as clouds moved to southwest towards the Arabian Sea. According to the weather department sporadic rainfall will continue in the city and surrounding areas today.
Rains or wind-thunderstorm is expected at scattered places in Karachi today. Other parts of Sindh including Nawabshah, Thatta will also receive showers at scattered places, while at isolated places in Mirpurkhas, Hyderabad, Sukkur and Larkana districts of the province.
Earlier, the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has predicted that heavy showers will continue to drench Karachi till Wednesday and the city will experience up to 80mm of rainfall. The met office has also issued an alert of urban flooding in the metropolis, as well as in Hyderabad, Mirpurkhas and Thatta. According to the Met office, there is risk of urban flooding in these cities on Monday and Tuesday.
The torrential rains in parts of Sindh and KPK have wreaked havoc. Life at Hyderabad, Jamshuru, Thatta, Badin and Tandu Muhammad Khan was paralyzed after heavy rains lashed these cities. On the other hand the flood water caused huge trouble for the residents of Chitral.
As per details, the highest level of rainfall, 60 millimetres, was recorded at Saddar, while Surjani Town received 50mm, Faisal Base area 45mm, North Karachi 42mm, and Nazimabad 39mm of rain, according to the Met Office.
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