Karachi: Pakistan Meteorological Department’s Chief Meteorologist Dr Sardar Sarfaraz mentioned on Wednesday that Karachi is predicted to obtain 60 mm to 70 mm of rain through the subsequent three to 4 days because the second monsoon rain is predicted in Sindh province this week. Is.
speaking geo informationThe chief meteorologist warned that torrential downpours underneath the affect of the second spherical of monsoon rains may trigger city flooding within the port metropolis.
He warned of heavy rain in interior Sindh from tomorrow (Thursday).
The weatherman noticed that Karachi obtained over 342 mm of rain from July 5 to 11. He mentioned the nation has obtained “above normal” rainfall since July 5.
‘Rain water shed’
Meanwhile, Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon has claimed that 90% of the town has misplaced its rain water, including that the amassed rain water within the previous metropolis space will drain out quickly.
It is noteworthy that intermittent heavy rains in several elements of Karachi since Monday night have flooded many areas of the town, bringing life to a whole halt.
18 individuals additionally misplaced their lives in several accidents throughout the town.
Reacting to opposition events’ criticism of the Sindh authorities over the post-rain scenario within the province, he mentioned political events had been point-scoring forward of the native physique elections.
MQM-P blames Sindh, Center for Karachi’s plight
Meanwhile, former Karachi mayor and MQM-P chief Wasim Akhtar blamed the Sindh and federal governments for the post-rain scenario in Karachi.
He mentioned that except there’s a switch of energy on the grassroots stage, the fortunes of the town is not going to change.
‘Strong monsoon exercise’ this week
Owing to the intermittent heavy rains in Karachi over the last two days, the PMD on Tuesday forecast extra widespread rain over Karachi in addition to Sindh, Balochistan and different elements of South Punjab from July 14 to 17. .
PMD mentioned in a press release, “Monsoon currents from the Bay of Bengal are continuously entering the upper and central parts of the country, while another strong Monsoon Low Pressure Area (LPA) is likely to reach Sindh on July 14 (Thursday). Is.”
The PMD additional mentioned that rain wouldn’t solely happen in Sindh but in addition in Balochistan and South Punjab.
“Under the influence of this weather system, more widespread heavy to very heavy rain/thundershowers over Karachi, Hyderabad Thatta, Badin, Shaheed Benazirabad, Dadu, Tharparkar, Umarkot, Sanghar, Mirpurkhas, Mithi, Jamshoro, Nosheroferoz There is a possibility of rain with rain. , Dera Bugti, Sib, Turbat and Pasni from July 14 to 17.”
It mentioned that remoted rain/thundershowers are very more likely to happen over Islamabad, Kashmir, Swat, Mansehra, Kohistan, Abbottabad, Haripur, Peshawar, Mardan, Swabi, Nowshera, Kurram, Bannu, Lakki Marwat, Kohat. Mianwali, Sargodha, Hafizabad, MB Din, Rawalpindi, Muri, Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum, Sialkot, Narowal, Lahore, Gujranwala, Gujarat, Sheikhupura, Faisalabad, Jhang, Sahiwal, Okara, Bhakar, Layya, Multan, Rajanpur, Dera Ghazi Khan , Bahawalpur, Bahawalnagar, Rahimyar Khan and Khanpur from 13 to fifteen July with occasional intervals.
The PMD warned that torrential rains may result in city flooding in Karachi, Hyderabad, Thatta, Badin, Shaheed Benazirabad, Jamshoro, Mirpurkhas, Dadu, Umar Kot, Jacobabad, Larkana, Sukkur, Awaran, Panjgur and Turbat from July 14 to 17. .
Meanwhile, from July 13 to 14, city floods will have an effect on Rawalpindi/Islamabad, Peshawar, Nowshera, Mardan, Faisalabad, Lahore and Gujranwala.
“Flood can be anticipated in native drains in hilly areas of Kirthar vary, Bolan, Kalat, Khujdar, Lasbela, Barkhan, Nasirabad, Kohlu, Jhob, Sibi and Dera Ghazi Khan and Islamabad/Rawalpindi from July 14 to 16. 13 and 14 Abbottabad, Mansehra, Dir and Kashmir on July,” the press release said.
The PMD said that during the forecast period, rain may cause landslides in Kashmir, Galiyat, Murri, Chillas, Diamir, Gilgit, Hunza, Astor and Skardu.
“Travellers and vacationers are suggested to stay alert through the forecast interval. All involved authorities are suggested to stay alert and take vital precautionary measures through the forecast interval.”