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Karachi weather update: Which areas will get rain today?



Commuters are facing difficulties in transportation due to stagnant rainwater due to poor sewerage system caused by heavy downpours of monsoon season, located at Nagan Chowrangi area in Karachi on Monday, July 24, 2023. — PPI 

KARACHI: The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) said Tuesday the weather in the city will remain cloudy with the possibility of rainfall and thunderstorm.

The Met Office’s forecast was also seconded by weather analyst, Jawad Memon, who said there is a possibility of light to moderate and heavy rain at a few places in Karachi.

While speaking with Geo News, he added that there may be good rainfall in the city’s western and northwestern areas, while the low pressure of the air in the Arabian Sea is moving towards the west and approaching areas near Balochistan.

Meanwhile, the minimum temperature recorded in the metropolis was recorded at 26.5°C. Maximum temperatures may fluctuate between 34°C to 36°C. Lights winds in Karachi are blowing from a northwest direction with a humidity ratio of 92%.

In the past 24 hours, the city has recorded the highest amount of rainfall in Surjani Town at 100mm. Rain in Saadi Town, Gulshan-e-Maymar, University Road, North Karachi and Orangi Town was measured at 58mm, 54mm, 52mm, 51mm and 43mm, respectively.

The Met Office measured 31mm, 23mm and 24mm rain at the Jinnah Terminal, Old Airport and Gulshan-e-Hadeed, respectively.

In the wake of moderate to heavy rains, water accumulated in some areas of the city, including Malir Halt, Gulistan-e-Jauhar and Sharea Faisal.

In its forecast for the rest of the Sindh province today, the PMD said rain with wind and thunderstorm is expected in Dadu, Shaheed Benazirabad, Hyderabad, Naushahro Feroz, Qambar, Shahdad Kot, Sukkur, Jacobabad, Larkana, Tharparkar, Umarkot, Mirpur Khas, Mithi, Padidan, Khairpur, Thatta and Badin.

Meanwhile, heavy rains may cause water logging in low-lying areas of Dadu, Shaheed Benazirabad, Hyderabad, Noushero Feroz, Qamber, Shahdad Kot, Sukkur, Jacobabad, Larkana as well as Karachi.

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