Truck upturns as rain lashes Karachi

A truck upturns in Karachi’s Nagan space as rains lashed the port metropolis, on September 23, 2021. — Twitter/NKMalazai 

KARACHI: Average to heavy spells of rain lashed Karachi on Thursday, inflicting city flooding and quite a lot of hardships for motorists and pedestrians.

Because the water began accumulating in numerous areas of town resulting in blocked roads, a viral video confirmed an upturned truck floating within the water close to Nagan Chowrangi. In the meantime, motorists and pedestrians might be seen going through a tough time strolling on the roads or driving their automobiles because of the rising water ranges on the roads.

The Pakistan Meteorological Division (PMD) has predicted rains and thundershowers in a number of areas of the metropolitan on Friday and Saturday as effectively.

PMD Director Sardar Sarfaraz mentioned average to heavy rain is anticipated tonight and tomorrow.

He warned of city flooding in low-lying areas of Karachi on Friday, saying that the monsoon system has strengthened because of the moisture from the Arabian Sea.

Sarfaraz mentioned that clouds don’t pour equally in all areas.

Rain was reported in a lot of areas within the metropolis, together with Nazimabad, North Karachi, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Orangi City, Gulshan-e-Hadeed, DHA Part-II, Saadi City, and Kemari.

In keeping with the Met Workplace, most rains was recorded in Surjai City at 70 millimetres, adopted by 49.2mm in North Karachi and 47mm at PAF Base Faisal.

In the meantime, by 5 pm 20.2mm rain was recorded in Nazimabad, 19.2 mm in Outdated Airport space, 16.1mm in Saadi City, 14mm on College Highway, 10.6mm in Orangi City and Jinnah Terminal, 8.5mm in Quaidabad, 7mm in DHA Part II, 5mm in Gulshan-e-Hadid, 3.6mm in Gulshan-e-Maymar and a pair of.7mm rain was recorded at Kemari.

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