Following current weather conditions, All Sindh Private Schools’ Association made an announcement on Wednesday night that all private schools in Karachi will remain closed on Thursday.
The spokesperson of the private schools’ association said that the decision was taken in view of the heavy rainfall in the metropolis. However, there is no statement came for the government schools.
According to details met department issued an alert over a monsoon weather system which was likely to cause rains/thundershowers in parts of Sindh and Baluchistan from Tuesday night to Thursday.
A monsoon low over northwest Odisha (India) had moved towards the central parts of Madhya Pradesh and was likely to reach north Rajasthan on Tuesday.
Director Met Karachi Shahid Abbas said that under the influence of the this relatively weak monsoon system, light to moderate rain is expected in Karachi from Wednesday night till Thursday evening or maximum by Friday morning.
He further told that this is a weaker system as compared to the previous two systems, so we are not expecting any heavy rain through this spell.
An advisory issued on the PMD website also said rains/thundershower with isolated heavy falls were expected at scattered places in Mirpurkhas, Thatta, Hyderabad, Karachi, Shaheed Benazirabad divisions from Tuesday night to Thursday, and at isolated places in Sukkur, Larkana, DG Khan, Bahawalpur, Zhob, Sibbi and Kalat divisions during the period.
The department has advised all authorities concerned to remain vigilant and take precautionary measures during the forecast period.
Meanwhile, the weather is expected to remain cloudy/partly cloudy with chances of drizzle/light rain in the next 24 hours.
The maximum and minimum temperature is likely to range between 34°C and 32°C.