Another monsoon spell to enter Karachi, says MET
KARACHI: Another monsoon spell to enter Karachi from September 28, according to the Meteorological Department of Pakistan (MET).
According to the chief meteorologist Sardar Sarfaraz, the rain will continue till October 2. He further revealed that the coastal areas of Sindh will receive rains due to the formation of cyclone in the Bay of Bengal.
The rain in coastal areas of Sindh will remain for three-four days. The storm will hit India’s Gujrat and there’s no danger to Pakistan, said Sardar Sarfaraz.
On September 23, heavy rainfall was witnessed in many different parts of the city of lights. The scorching heat had been beaten after by heavy showers.
Many parts of the metropolitan city including Airport, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, North Karachi, Shah Faisal Town, Malir, Shah Town, Shah Latif Town, Superhighway, Gadap, Gulshan-e-Hadeed, Satellite Town, Landhi, Saadi Town, and Model Colony received heavy rain showers.
According to the MET Office, the current monsoon spell is going to last from 23rd to 25th of September. During this spell, thunderstorm, wind along with heavy rain showers is going to hit the city.
After the rainfall, the weather has become pleasant. Many people have come out on the streets to enjoy the rainfall after facing the scorching heat from the past several days.
Earlier, on September 19, Met Office informed that monsoon currents were likely to penetrate in the country from 20th September and likely to continue till 25th September (Saturday).
During last spell of rain, at least four people had died due to electrocution as heavy rains lashed Karachi, wreaking havoc on distribution system of the K-Electric.
According to the sources, a man named Sajjid Lodhi, 45-years-old was electrocuted in Chapal Gali Light House. While, a man Yaseen died after receiving electric shock in his house located in Baldia’s Abidabad.
Moreover, 50-year-old Muhammad Sabir was electrocuted in Liaquatabad.