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More rain showers to hit Karachi today under seventh spell of Monsoon

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

31st Aug, 2020. 10:46 am
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Karachi seventh spell of rain

Under the seventh spell of Monsoon, Karachi to receive more rain showers from today (Monday), predicted the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD).

A statement issued by the PMD said that seventh spell of monsoon rains entered Sindh on Sunday evening which could aggravate existing urban flooding in Lower Sindh.

Under the influence of this system rain and wind-thundershowers, with isolated heavy to light showers, are expected in Karachi, Hyderabad, Thatta, Badin, Shaheed Benazirabad, Dadu, Tharparker, Nagarparker, Mirpurkhas, Islam Kot, Umar Kot, Sanghar, Sukkur and Larkana.

Heavy to moderate showers are expected in parts of Karachi today, while the weather will remain cloudy.

On the other hand, PMD has advised all concerned authorities to remain alert during the forecast period.

The Met Office earlier issued a warning of urban flooding in Karachi. However, the chief meteorologist said that the system to effect Karachi is relatively ‘weak’ which may mean isolated light to heavy rains across the city.

The port city was devastated after receiving unprecedented rains since Thursday as many areas are still flooded with rainwater.

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