Karachi Is Likely To Receive Heavy Rainfall With Thunderstorm Today


Karachi is likely to receive heavy rainfall with thunderstorm today

Met Office has predicted dusty winds before rainfall in the metropolis city this afternoon.

KARACHI: (UrduPoint/Pakistan Point News-July 15th, 2021) Metrological department on Thursday predicted heavy rainfall with thunderstorm in Karachi this afternoon.

In a weather report, Met Office said that dusty winds would likely to hit the city before rainfall.

Karachi’s southern and southeastern parts are expected to receive more rainfall in the wet spell, the met office said in its report.

The metropolis will likely to receive rainfall on Friday (tomorrow).

“There are no chances of urban flooding in the city in this first spell of monsoon rains,” the PMD said.

The Pakistan metrological department also forcast thunderstorm with rain at isolated places in Mirpurkhas, Hyderabad, Sukkur, Shaheed Banazirabad and Larkana divisions.

Rainfall reported at isolated places in southern districts of Sindh on Wednesday. Thatta received 6mm rainfall and Chhore 4mm. Traces of rainfall also reported in different parts of Karachi division.

Karachi also received rainfall on Wednesday afternoon. The city’s Defence, I.I.Chundrigar Road and adjacent areas, Saddar, Clifton, Bath Island, Gulshan Iqbal, Orangi Town and Landhi areas lashed by rainfall.

Met Office had earlier forecast rain, wind or thunder-storm with a few moderate to heavy falls in all districts of lower Sindh till Friday and central and upper Sindh till Saturday.

Fida Hussnain

Fida Hussnain is a lahore based journalist. He writes on politics, religion, social issues and climate change. He is also a research fellow at University of Gujrat.