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Heavy rainfall can cause urban flooding in Karachi today, PMD


Komal FatimaWeb Editor

07th Aug, 2020. 11:10 am
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Karachi inundated after heavy rainfall, more rain expected

Heavy downpour may generate urban flooding in Karachi & Hyderabad on Friday/Saturday.

Met office has warned the people that heavy rains may generate flash urban flooding in local nullah/streams of Balochistan and Sulaiman range.

Sea waves at Sindh and Makran coast will be turbulent during the period. Fishermen should refrain from going to sea.

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A strong monsoon low pressure area is present over Sindh and Balochistan. Monsoon currents are penetrating in central and southern parts of the country.

Rain/wind-thundershowers are expected in Sindh, south Punjab and Balochistan on Friday. Rain-thundershowers are also likely to occur in northeast Punjab and Kashmir. Heavy falls at few places are also expected in lower Sindh and Balochistan. Hot and humid weather is expected elsewhere in the country.

Rain/wind-thundershowers are expected in Sindh, south Punjab and Balochistan on Saturday. Rain-thundershowers are also likely to occur in upper Punjab, Upper Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa and Kashmir. Heavy fall in Kalat, Khuzdar, Lasbella, Awaran, Panjgur, Kech and Gawadar.

Past 24 hour weather

Rain/wind-thundershowers occurred in Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa, Balochistan, Punjab, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan. Hot and very humid weather prevailed elsewhere in the country.

Rainfall(mm): Sindh: Karachi (Faisal Base 94, Surjani Town 72, Saddar 70, Model Observatory, MOS 68, Met Complex 57, University Road 54, Gulshan-e-Hadeed 52, Landhi 44, Nazimabad, Masroor Base 39, North Karachi 33, Kemari 22, Jinnah Terminal 11), Shaheed Benazirabad 47, Skrand 35, Hyderabad 14, Thata 12, Badin, Chhor 07, Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa: Kakul 25, Balochistan: Khuzdar 17, Ormara 06, Kalat 03, Punjab: Kot Addu 02.

Yesterday’s Highest Maximum Temperature’s (°C): Turbat 47°C, Sibbi, Shaheed Benazirabad and Dalbandin 44°C.

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