Met Office predicts more rainfall in Sindh, including Karachi
KARACHI: The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has forecast moderate to heavy rainfall in various parts of Sindh, including Karachi from Sunday, ARY News reported.
Pakistan’s Meteorological Department has forecast thunderstorms with rainfall in lower Sindh, central Punjab, Islamabad and parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
The monsoon low over Rajasthan, India persists with its trough extending to eastern Sindh, according to the weather report. Scattered rains and thunderstorms with isolated heavy falls are likely to occur in TharParker, Badin, Thatta, Umerkot, Sanghar, Mirpurkhas, Shaheed Benazirabad, Jamshoro, Khairpur and Hyderabad districts through Sunday.
Light to moderate rains fell in the central and southern districts of Sindh yesterday. Maximum rainfall of 26mm received at Nagarparkar, Karachi’s Quaidabad received 20.5mm of rainfall, Saadi Town 16.6mm, Gulistan-e-Johar 10mm, North Karachi 8.3mm, Gulshan e Maymaar 8.1mm , Surjani 6.0mm, Orangi Town 5.8mm, Masroor 5mm, Jinnah Terminal 4.8mm, Gulshan e Hadeed and old airport area 3mm each, Keamari 2.3mm, Diplo 20mm, Thatta 19mm, Chhore 13.7mm, IslamKot 11mm, Kaloi 10mm, Chachro 5mm, Badin and Dhahli 3mm each.
The PMD had earlier predicted that the weather system would bring rains across the province and leave the area by Saturday (today).
Meanwhile, heavy rains on Saturday continued to hit Lahore and other parts of Punjab province, which inundated several roads and caused huge problems in low-lying areas.
According to the details, Gulberg, Walton Road, Dharampura, Ghaziabad and other areas are flooded. Motorists in these areas face problems.