Pakistan

PMD predicts more rain in Sindh for tomorrow


The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) predicted more rains for Sindh for tomorrow after Monday's forecast showed rain and thundershowers in various areas of the province.

These included Sukkur, Khairpur, Ghotki, Mirpur Khas, Thatta, Chhor, Mithi, Umerkot, Badin, Hyderabad, Karachi and Tharparkar, according to the Pakistan Meterological Department (PMD).

The PMD predicted that while mainly hot and humid weather was likely to prevail over the other parts of the province, rain and thundershowers will continue in Mirpur Khas, Thatta, Mithi, Umerkot, Badin, Hyderabad, Karachi and Tharparkar on Tuesday.

Karachi rain

There was light to heavy rainfall with strong winds in different areas of Karachi today. According to the Meteorological Department, winds were blowing at a speed of 54km per hour in Karachi. The rainfall also disrupted the flow of traffic in the city.

Among some of the areas to have received rainfall were DHA, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Gulistan-e-Johar, Malir, Landhi, Bahadurabad and Tariq Road. It also rained in Bahria Town, Nooriabad Super Highway, Scheme 33, Gulshan-e-Maymar and Gulshan-e-Hadeed.

Read Hot weather grips Sindh’s flood affected areas

In a tweet, city administrator Murtaza Wahab said that he, "Visited different areas of the city to oversee the situation. There was water in certain low lying areas however major arteries including underpasses remain clear and open for traffic. As soon as the rain stops, pumps will be used to take water out from low lying areas.

Visited different areas of the city to oversee the situation. There was water in certain low lying areas however major arteries including underpasses remain clear and open for traffic. As soon as the rain stops, pumps will be used to take water out from low lying areas pic.twitter.com/mY8A84XlXs
— Murtaza Wahab Siddiqui (@murtazawahab1) September 12, 2022

Another tweet, posted by Weather Updates PK, showed knee-deep water accumulating on road said to be near the City Court.

Situation nearby City court Karachi due to intense Rains for past 30mins
Karachi Doppler / Weather Updates PK pic.twitter.com/PDnanuE1NL
— Weather Updates PK (@WeatherWupk) September 12, 2022

 


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