Karachi receives heavy rain as third spell hits city

By Aizbah Khan - Web Editor

02nd September, 2019

Heavy rain lashed several parts of Karachi as another spell of monsoon hit the city, localities and roads of different areas are submerged by rainwater.

Shahra-e-Faisal is also submerged, particularly near Gora Qabristan. Rainwater was also accumulated on main Korangi Road.

The Malir and Lyari rivers and Thado Dam were stated to be overflowing.

Gulshan-i-Iqbal, particularly Block 13-D, was also inundated by rainwater. The same situation was also reported in the areas of Surjani Town, Nazimabad, etc.

Several areas of the city’s centre, Saddar, were under accumulated rainwater and gutters were seen overflowing on Zaibunissa Street, Empress Market and other places.

Parts of University Road, especially near Dawood University of Engineering and Technology, were submerged by rainwater, which caused slow movement of traffic.

Pakistan Meteorological department (PMD) official said that moderate rain with thunderstorm was expected in the next 24 hours in the city.

It should be noted that due to the intermittent rains in Karachi, the streets and roads of Karachi submerged by rainwater and also brought traffic to a halt.

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