Rains forecast from July 6 across Sindh including Karachi

Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

03rd Jul, 2020. 05:45 pm
Rains forecast from July 6 across Sindh including Karachi

The Meteorological Department has forecast light and heavy rains with thunderstorms from Monday (July 6) in different parts of Sindh province including Karachi.

According to the details, the notification issued by the Health Department said that the monsoon winds are likely to intensify in Sindh, which will affect the province, especially Karachi, Hyderabad, Thatta, Badin Sanghar, Mirpur Khas, Tharparkar, Umerkot, Jamshoro and It is likely to rain in Dadu from Sunday night to Tuesday.

The notification further stated that expected heavy rains on July 6 and 7  will cause floods in Karachi, Thatta, Badin and Hyderabad.

It further said that all concerned authorities are directed to take precautionary measures and remain alert during this period.

Director Meteorological Department Sardar Sarfraz said that monsoon rains would start in the province from July 6.

He said that dust storm and strong winds with a speed of 20 to 30 nautical miles are expected in the city before the rains.

Sardar Faraz said that intermittent rains are likely to continue in the province till the morning of July 8.

He added that the sea breeze was expected to rise before the rains, raising temperatures to 48 or 49 degrees Celsius.

The director of the Meteorological Department has instructed citizens not to stand under billboards or trees if they are out of the house during a dust storm.

He added that there is a risk of flooding in low-lying areas during the monsoons.

Keep in mind that while there is a risk of flooding in the city, power outages are also common with the first drop of rain.

Earlier on June 4, more than half of the city’s electricity was cut off due to dust storms caused by strong winds and storms in Karachi, while four people were killed and several injured in various accidents.

In some parts of the city, the storm along with drizzle, which caused large boards, poles and trees to fall to the ground in various places, while power lines also fell in some places.



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