KARACHI: The heavy rains lashed parts of the metropolitan city.
Areas including Gulistan e Jauhar, Gulshan e Iqbal, Malir, Landhi and Korangi have reported the showers in the noon. While other parts of Karachi also report sporadic downpour.
A number of people, specially children, took to the streets to enjoy the weather.
According to the Met Office, the highest rainfall was recorded in Quaidabad at 6mm. Gulshan-e-Maymar, Jinnah Terminal, PAF Base, and DHA Phase II witnessed 4.1mm, 0.8mm, 2.0mm, and 2.8mm rain respectively.
Scattered developments are taking place over #Karachi right now, Heavy showers are being reported from North Karachi, Maymar, Saadi Town, Malir, Korangi, Landhi. Rain likely to spread into more areas soon. Retweet to inform others, manage plans accordingly— PakWeather.com (@Pak_Weather) September 27, 2021
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Separately, as reported yesterday, Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) in its third alert on Tropical Cyclone GULAB in the Bay of Bengal said that the cyclone has been at a distance of about 2200km from Karachi.
The Cyclonic Storm over the west-central Bay of Bengal has moved westward during last 12 hrs and now lies centred around latitude 18.3N and longitude 87.2E.
“The system is very likely to keep moving westward and cross North Andhra Pradesh-Orissa coast, India by this evening or early night,” the PMD said in its alert.
There is no threat to any coastal area of Pakistan from this system, the Met Office said.