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Karachi to receive light rain showers tomorrow: PMD predicts


Arhama AltafWeb Editor

17th Oct, 2020. 02:10 pm
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Karachi light rain

Due to low pressure in Arabian Sea, Karachi will likely receive light rain tomorrow (Sunday) after a week of persisting heat wave across the city.

The Meteorological Office informed that strong low pressure area has formed over Northeast Arabian Sea and adjoining areas.

The low pressure is likely to move West or Northwestward and strengthen into a depression by the evening.

According to the forecast, thunderstorm-rain are likely to scatter in Tharparkar, Mirpurkhas, Badin, Thatta, Umerkot and Hyderabad districts on 17 to 18 October.

In Karachi partly cloudy weather with chances of gusty winds is likely to prevail today and light rain and dust storm tomorrow, according to the weather department.

Earlier, Karachi in past week experienced an unusual, early winter heatwave after high pressure developed at Central Asia region.

A severe heat wave had struck Karachi and other parts of Sindh in June 2015. It caused the deaths of about 2,000 people from dehydration and heat stroke.

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