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Karachi welcomes its first winter rain with chill breeze


Arhama AltafWeb Editor

25th Nov, 2020. 12:13 am
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Karachi winter rain
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Parts of Karachi have received first drizzle and moderate rain showers of winter season on Tuesday night while cool breeze blowing accelerate to about 40 KM an hour.

Areas including Gulshan e Maymar, Abul Hassan Isphani Road, Sohrab Goth receive light showers.

While, Sujani Town, Gulberg Town, North Nazimabad, Paposh Nagar, Orangi Town, and S.I.T.E Area received light downpour as well.

Moreover, heavy rains late into the night likely to lash Karachi which will slightly drop the temperature of the port city.

On the other hand, power supply remain suspended in areas including New Karachi, Gulshan-e-Hadid, Gulshan-e-Maymar,
Old City Area, Ranchor line, Lyari and Goli Maar.

Earlier today, Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) forecast for rain and snowfall in 20 districts across Balochistan from Tuesday.

The Met Office today stated that a westerly weather system has entered in Balochistan, which will bring rain and snowfall in several districts of the province from today.

The weather department has predicted likely rainfall in Quetta, Zhob, Musakhel, Qilla Saifullah, Pishin, Qilla Abdullah, Mastung, Naushki, Kalat, Khuzdar, Kharan, Panjgur, Kech, Awaran, Lasbela, Chagai and Gwadar districts from Tuesday (today) to Thursday, under the influence of the weather system.

Longer winters in Karachi

Back in October, the PMD had warned that winters in the port city expected to remain longer this year.

The PMD spokesperson had said Karachi’s weather was expected to get colder at night. That, in turn, was likely to bring colder nights in the port city, they had said.

“Due to a change in the wind direction over [every] 24 hours, the weather gets chillier at night,” they had said.

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