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Met department predicts another light spell for Karachi


Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

27th Aug, 2019. 03:18 pm
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The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) predicted another spell of light to moderate rain in the city of Quaid.

According to details met department issued an alert over a monsoon weather system which is likely to cause rains/thundershowers in parts of Sindh and Baluchistan from Tuesday night to Thursday.

A monsoon low over northwest Odisha (India) has moved towards the central parts of Madhya Pradesh and is 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.

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