Friday September 24, 2021

Met Dept Forecasts Rains In Karachi For Second Consecutive Day

KARACHI: Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has given update for today Friday that the rain is expected to lash the metropolis on the second consecutive day in what was until recently termed as the final monsoon season,

The present weather of the city remains 28 degrees centigrade at the press time, according to the Met Office, and the gush of winds is recorded to be seven kilometres an hour.

The likelihood of rain today will be in the series of the downpour yesterday as the spell was forecast to stay from Sep 23-25. By Saturday, the rain system will have weakened, said Sardar Sarfaraz of PMD.

However, he noted that in the last week of September, another bout of rain might turn to Karachi.

According to the Met Office, the highest rains yesterday were recorded to be 70 millimetre in the Surjani Town area of Karachi.

Pertinent to note that Sindh government spokesperson and Karachi Administrator Murtaza Wahab as usual poured all the blame of urban flooding at Karachi’s Nagan Chowrangi on poor planning of Green Line BRT structure.

Moderate to heavy bouts of rain yesterday lashed Karachi, causing urban flooding in several areas of the metropolis including Nagan Chowrangi.

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