The third spell of the monsoon season in Karachi is raining catastrophic rains. The rains, which started from several areas of Central District at around 12.30 pm on Monday, continued till 3 pm.
During this time, it rained in Gulberg, Ayesha Manzil, North Nazimabad, Buffer Zone, Board Office, and surrounding areas. Dozens of vehicles were stopped due to suspension of traffic at KDA intersection. The situation in Sakhi Hassan, Gulshan-e-Iqbal and Gulistan-e-Jauhar also deteriorated due to heavy rains.
Rains in Orangi Town, Baldia, Powerhouse Chowrangi, and Surjani severely affected the normalcy of the citizens. Traffic flow near Shara Faisal FTC has been affected due to the accumulation of rainwater.
Rescue officials said that two people were killed in an electric shock in Baldia Town. Both were electrocuted by a water motor. There are several feet of standing water in the low-lying areas of the city.