/PMD releases Karachi rainfall data

PMD releases Karachi rainfall data

A flooded thoroughfare in Karachi adds to commuters’ woes in this Reuters image.

In the last 24 hours, Karachi received high amounts of rainfall, according to Pakistan Meteorological Department.

  • 102.7mm was recorded in Gulshan-e-Hadid
  • 53mm rain at Old Airport, 46mm at Faisal Base, 38.8mm at Jinnah Terminal
  • 28.4mm rain on University Road, 25.5mm in Quaidabad and 20.4mm in Nazimabad
  • 8mm rain at Masroor Base, 15mm at Gadap, 10. mm at DHA and 9.1 mm rain at Saadi Town.
  • 8mm in Kemari, 7.2mm in Surjani Town and 6.6mm in Gulshan-e-Maymar.
  • North Karachi recorded 5.5mm
  • Orangi Town recorded the lowest rainfall of 5.1mm.

According to Minister for Climate Change Sherry Rehman, Sindh and Balochistan are going through “very high percentages of rainfall over a 30-year average”.

She shared stats for the difference in rain seen this year across Pakistan compared to normal levels.

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