Robust winds, heavy rains hit Karachi

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KARACHI: The metropolis was hit by heavy rains and powerful winds Monday, lowering the temperature in a significant reduction to the heat-stricken folks as one other monsoon system entered Sindh.

Town acquired heavy showers together with robust winds, forcing commuters to take shelter beneath bushes and bridges.

The Pakistan Meteorological Division (PMD) had forecast monsoon rainfall within the southern half of the nation throughout this week with occasional gaps.

The Met workplace had mentioned that robust monsoon currents are more likely to penetrate Sindh from September 27 (Monday) and proceed until October 2 (Saturday).

“Below the affect of this climate system, rain-wind-thundershower is anticipated in Mirpur Khas, Thar Parker, Umar Kot, Sanghar, Thatta, Badin, Karachi, Hyderabad, Tando Allayar, Tando Muhammad Khan, Mitiari, Shaheed Benazirabad, Dadu, Kalat, Khuzdar and Lasbella from September 28 (Tuesday) to October 02 (Saturday) with occasional gaps,” it had said.

The PMD had mentioned heavy falls had been additionally anticipated in Karachi, Thatta, Badin, Dadu and Hyderabad through the interval.

Rain-wind-thundershower can also be anticipated at scattered locations in Sukkur, Larkana, Jacobabad, Kohlu, Sibbi, Naseerabad, Barkhan, Zhob, Dera Ghazi Khan, Rajanpur and Bahawalpur from September 28 (Tuesday) to September 30 (Thursday).

Tropical Cyclone Gulab

In an replace, the PMD Sunday had mentioned that Cyclone Gulab over west-central Bay of Bengal moved westward and began land-falling alongside North Andhra Pradesh-Orissa coast, India at 1500 PST.

“Reaching over land, the system is more likely to weaken right into a melancholy first after which a well-marked low-pressure space and monitor Northwestward (in the direction of Indian Gujarat coast),” it added.

There is no such thing as a menace to any of the coastal space of Pakistan from this technique.

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