KARACHI: Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has predicted heavy rain, thunderstorm in Karachi within the next 24 hours.
According to Pakistan Meteorological Department, the minimum temperature expected to be recorded in Karachi is 27°C, whereas, the maximum temperature is likely to be 34°C.
Moreover, the humidity rate has been recorded at 78% and the speed of the winds from the west has been measured at 12 km/hr in the city.
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.