KARACHI: Heavy rain was reported in multiple parts of Karachi such as I.I. Chundrigar Road, Saddar, Clifton, Defence, Orangi Town, and Garden Thursday evening instead karachiites were expecting the weather to stay hot and humid today, with some rain, according to the Pakistan Meteorological Department’s forecast Thursday morning.
“The PMD had predicted rain in Karachi on July 15 which would continue throughout the week.”
Winds were blowing whole day from the northeast at a speed of seven km per hour, the Meteorological Department said. After the showers, the intense humid weather in the city turned pleasant
The Met office recorded a minimum temperature of 28.5°C Thursday morning and humidity was 66%.
The spell continued in the evening and light rain was reported in PECHS, Quaidabad, Gulshan-e-Hadeed, and Saddar.
After the afternoon rains, a tree fell at the Pakistan Chowk, and a pole collapsed near the Shaheen Complex. Loosely-structured huts and billboards experience damage due to dust/wind-stormnear Zainab Market because of strong winds.A traffic jam was reported on Ziauddin Road, and near the Arts Council.
As the governor had also been shared that the cantonment boards have also been directed to deal with all after effects during heavy rain in the city. He further forced that it is the time for all the stakeholders to work jointly.