KARACHI: The meteorological department has predicted monsoon rains in Sindh including Karachi from July 6 (Monday).
“The monsoon currents are expected to strengthen in Sindh that may generate widespread rain-wind/ thundershowers in Sindh particularly Karachi, Hyderabad, Thatta, Badin, Sanghar, Mirpurkhas, Tharparkar, Umarkot, Jamsharo and Dadu from Sunday (night) to Tuesday. Few heavy falls are also expected during the period,” said the Pakistan Met Department (PMD).
The met department also warned of heavy rainfalls which may generate urban flooding in Karachi, Thatta, Badin and Hyderabad on Monday and Tuesday.
All the concerned authorities have been advised to take precautionary measures and remain alert during the forecast periods.
Earlier met office had predicted that monsoon was likely to enter in active phase from Jul 4 and 5, Friday/Saturday.
Met Office had informed that moderate monsoon currents were likely to penetrate in upper & central parts of the country from Friday (evening/night) and will strengthen on Saturday. A westerly wave is also expected to enter upper parts of the country on Saturday.