Monday July 25, 2022

Low Pressure, Monsoon Currents Persists Over Sindh That Caused Heavy rainfall In Province: PMD

Karachi: The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) said the low pressure area inducing strong monsoon currents still persisted over central and western Sindh which had caused “widespread heavy rainfall” across the province, in the latest weather advisory issued today,

“The system [is] likely to move to Balochistan coastal areas. Under its influence: rain/thunderstorms with a few heavy falls likely to continue in Tharparker, Umerkot, Mirpurkhas, Badin, Thatta, Sujawal, Tando Mohammad Khan, Tando Allahyar, Hyderabad, Matiari, Sanghar, Nawabshah, Khairpur, Sukkur, Larkana, Jacobabad, Dadu, Jamshoro, Shikarpur, Qambar Shahdadkot, Ghotki and Kashmore districts, and Karachi division till tomorrow/day after,” the department said.

It warned that heavy rainfall could cause urban flooding/waterlogging in low-lying areas of Karachi, Hyderabad, Thatta, Sujawal, Badin, Tando Mohammad Khan, Nawabshah, Dadu, Jamshoro, Kambar-Shahdadkot districts.

“Persistent heavy spell over Khuzdar, Lasbela, Hub and along Kirthar Range may create pressure on Hub Dam and flash flooding in Dadu and Jamshoro districts and downstream,” the department added.

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