Rain, thundershower prone to hit Karachi from at this time


Ladies stroll amid heavy rainfall in Pakistan. — AFP/File
  • Rain anticipated from September 18 to 20. 
  • Rain in GB, Islamabad, Punjab anticipated until Sept 21. 
  • Low-lying areas prone to be inundated by rain. 

KARACHI: The Pakistan Meteorological Division (PMD) predicted on Monday rain coupled with thundershowers in numerous elements of the nation together with Karachi from September 18 (at this time) to September 20.

In line with the Met Workplace, a low-pressure space (LPA) is situated southeast of Rajasthan (India) and is prone to transfer southwestwards throughout the subsequent 48 hours.

As a result of this, rain with wind and thundershowers (with average to remoted heavy falls) is predicted in Tharparkar, Umerkot, Mirpurkhas, Sanghar, Khairpur, Badin, Sajawal, Thatta, Jamshoro, Larkana, Dadu, Karachi, Hyderabad, Naushahro Feroze, Shaheed Benazirabad, Mitayari, Tando Muhammad Khan, Tando Allah Yar. 

In the meantime, remoted locations in Sukkur, Ghotki, Qambar, Shahdadkot, Barkhan, Sibbi, Zhob, Kalat, Khuzdar, Lasbella and Awaran are additionally prone to witness rain from September 18 (night/night time) to September 20.

“Rain/wind-thunderstorm Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan, Islamabad, North & Jap Punjab (Pothohar area, Murree, Galliyat, Sargodha, Gujranwala, Hafizabad, Mandi Bahauddin, Narowal, Sialkot, Lahore, Kasur, Sheikhupura, Faisalabad, Okara, Sahiwal, Bahawalnagar, Bahawalpur), Higher Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Dir, Swat, Chitral, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Kohistan, Mardan, Nowshera, Swabi, Peshawar and Kohat) from 18th (night/night time) to 21st September with occasional gaps,” stated PMD. 

Impacts and advises

The weatherman additionally stated that heavy to remoted falls might inundate low-lying areas in Thatta, Badin, Sajawal, Umerkot, Tharparkar and Mirpurkhas from September 18-20. 

It suggested farmers to handle their crop actions accordingly whereas vacationers are requested to stay cautious to keep away from any untoward scenario throughout the interval. 

“Wind-thunderstorms might harm free buildings like electrical poles, photo voltaic panels and many others. Most of the people is suggested to remain at secure locations throughout windstorms/lightning/heavy rains,” it added. 

In the meantime, all of the authorities involved are additionally suggested to stay alert and take obligatory precautionary measures throughout the forecast interval. .

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