Fri. Jun 2nd, 2023

Commuters push their motorbikes along a street during a monsoon rainfall in Karachi on July 5, 2022. —AFP
  • Karachi and Hyderabad face risk of urban flooding as a result of expected heavy downpour.
  • Heavy rains likely under intensified low pressure system.
  • Karachi gets two new rain observatories ahead of more rains.

The Pakistan Meteorological Department has forecast another spell of heavy rains in Karachi today (Sunday), citing further intensification of a low pressure system present near metropolis.

As a result of the expected heavy downpour, Karachi and Hyderabad face the risk of urban flooding. Two more rain observatories have been installed in the city, one at the South deputy commissioner’s office and the other in Korangi. 

After the new installations, the number of rain observatories in Karachi rose up to 18.

According to the Met department, Karachi witnessed only 2 millimetres of rain on Saturday as it poured in some areas of the city, including North Nazimabad, Malir, Qaidabad and Super Highway. 

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