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New “heavy to very heavy’ rains prediction for Karachi from July 14 to 17

Rescue, relief operations underway in rain affected areas of Karachi

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New “heavy to very heavy” rains prediction has been issued for Karachi from July 14 to 17!

The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) in a press release on Tuesday, has warned the masses that “monsoon currents from the Bay of Bengal are continuously penetrating upper and central parts of the country, while another strong monsoon low-pressure area (LPA) is likely to approach Sindh on July 14 (Thursday)”.

The PMD has also predicted that rains will not only hit Sindh but will also be experienced in Balochistan and South Punjab.

“Under the influence of this weather system, more widespread intermittent heavy to very heavy rain-wind/thundershowers are expected in Karachi, Hyderabad Thatta, Badin, Shaheed Benazirabad, Dadu, Tharparkar, Umerkot, Sanghar, Mirpurkhas, Mithi, Jamshoro, Nosheroferoze, Larkana, Jaccobabad, Ghotki, Sukkur, Khairpur, Shikarpur, Qambar Shahdadkot, Kashmore, Zhob, Ziarat, Barkhan, Loralai, Bolan, Kohlu, Kalat, Khuzdar, Lasbella, Awaran, Naseerabad, Jaffarabad, Jhal Magsi, Dera Bugti, Sibbi, Panjgur, Turbat, and Pasni from July 14 to 17.”

The first spell of monsoon rains wreaked havoc on the provincial capital and brought life to a standstill due to the accumulation of water on the roads and low-lying areas.

Meanwhile, rescue and relief operations are underway in rain-affected areas of Karachi.

The civic agencies are draining out rain water from different roads and low-lying areas of the city.

As reported that jawans of the Pak Army, staff of KMC, DMCs, and related departments have been busy all night draining out rain water and clearing roads in the city.

 

People have been advised to contact  PDMA helpline 1736, Chief Minister House complaint cell  919, or on cell number 0335-5557362 in case of any emergency amid current rains.

 

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.