KARACHI – Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has forecast heavy rains for parts of the province including the port city during the next 1-2 days.
The current synoptic conditions indicate that monsoon winds originating from the Arabian Sea are consistently moving into the northern and central regions of the country and are expected to persist in the upcoming days.
A westerly wave is also likely to enter upper parts of the country on Friday (evening/night).
From the evening/night of July 14 to July 16, Sukkur, Jacobabad, Nagarparkar, Tharparkar, Umerkot, Sanghar, and Mirpur Khas can expect rain, wind-thundershower, and a few instances of heavy rainfall due to the current weather conditions.
PMD has also forecast cloudy/partly cloudy weather with chances of scattered rains for Karachi during the period. Maximum temperature in Karachi is likely to remain in the range of 35-38 degree Celsius during the next three days.
PMD has issued a warning stating that heavy rainfall may lead to urban flooding in areas with low elevation.
Loose structures such as electric poles and solar panels can be vulnerable to strong winds, which have the potential to cause damage.
It is recommended that the general public seek shelter in safe locations during windstorms or heavy rainfall.
Farmers are advised to plan and adjust their activities based on the weather forecast to ensure proper management.