Karachi likely to receive rain as Monsoon system enters Sindh
The Pakistan Meteorological Department revealed that Monsoon system has entered Sindh and several parts including Karachi might receive rainfall.
The weather of Karachi will be cloudy and might be receiving light rain, said MET.
Hyderabad, Thatta, Sukkur, Larkana, Khairpur, Jacobabad, Shikarpur and Jamshoro are expected to receive rain from September 23-25.
On September 19, Met Office informed that monsoon currents are likely to penetrate in the country from 20th September Monday (evening/night) and likely to continue till 25th September (Saturday).
MET further informed that under the influence of this weather system: Rain-wind-thundershower (with isolated heavy falls) is expected in Kashmir, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum, Gujrat, Mandi Bahauddin, Sialkot, Narowal, Gujranwala, Hafizabad, Lahore, Okara, Faisalabad, Sargodha, Mianwali,
Rain-wind-thunderstorm (with isolated heavy falls) is also expected in Tank, Karak, Bannu, D.I. Khan, South Punjab (Bhakkar, Layyah, Sahiwal, Bahawalnagar, Dera Ghazi Khan, Rajanpur, Khanpur, Khanewal, Multan), Eastern Balochistan (Kohlu, Loralai, Barkhan, Zhob, Musa Khel, Quetta
Moreover, the department also stated the Possible Impacts that the prevailing very humid and hot weather conditions likely to subside during the forecast period. Also, wind-storm may cause damages to the vulnerable structures.
On September 7, the weather turned pleasant with rain in different parts of Pakistan including the federal capital and Karachi.
Strong winds and rains in Islamabad broke the spell of heat and sultriness of the last few days, while the weather in Karachi has also turned pleasant with rains. The met department has predicted new series of rains.
Earlier, the meteorological department had forecast rains with strong winds and thundershowers in Islamabad, Upper Punjab, Upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Kashmir.
According to the Meteorological Department, the low pressure in Central India is increasing towards the west. Under system of new series of rains, rain with thunderstorm is expected in different districts of Sindh for the next three days.
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Rain with strong winds and thundershowers is also expected in different parts of Islamabad, Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir and Sindh tomorrow while heavy rains are likely in some parts of Upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Upper Punjab and Kashmir.
Moreover, on September 6, the highest rainfall of 26 mm was recorded in Mithi area of Sindh and Sialkot area of Punjab while the highest temperature of 45 degree Celsius was recorded in Dadu.
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.