Heavy rain not likely in Karachi today: PMD
The ongoing spell of the monsoon season lashing the port city appears to be partly over as the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) forecast that heavy rain is not likely in Karachi today (Friday).
According to Pakistan Metrological Department, till August 22, light to moderate rain may occur in Karachi.
Apart from this, heavy rain in central and upper Sindh will continue till August 20.
On August 18, the PMD released Karachi’s rainfall data, according to which the heaviest rainfall, measuring 855mm, was recorded in Gulshan-e-Hadeed. 713mm of rain was recorded in Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Base Masroor during the monsoon period.
Apart from this, 669mm of rainfall was recorded in Quaidabad, Defence Housing Authority (DHA) 612mm, areas around Faisal Base 583mm, Surjani Town 556mm, Nazimabad 477mm, Saddar Town 445mm, Kiamari Town 437mm, Orangi Town 425mm, University Road 424mm and North Karachi 400mm. Saadi Town received 388mm, Jinnah Terminal 379mm, Gadap Town 351mm, Gulshan-e-Maymar 323mm and Korangi 306mm.