Karachi to get heavy rain, thunderstorm today
The first spell of monsoon rains is likely to hit Karachi from today afternoon, Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) forecast on Monday (today).
The port city is likely to receive heavy showers coupled with gusty winds, adding that, strong winds at around the speed of 81 kilometres per hour may blow ahead of the downpour.
Chief Meteorologist Sardar Sarfraz said that heavy rain is expected in Karachi from 2 to 3 pm today and the spell will continue till late at night.
He said that the rain in the afternoon may intensify in the evening and this spell of rain may continue tomorrow and the day after tomorrow.
Sardar Sarfraz further stated that monsoon winds are blowing towards Sindh and Balochistan. Heavy and moderate rain is expected in the city today while light rain is expected on July 6.
He, however, admitted that the previous weather forecasts didn’t prove true because the rain-producing system approaching became sluggish, while some of it split and shifted towards the sea.