KARACHI: The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) said on Tuesday that the city would witness a cloudy sky with chances of rain and thunderstorms.
The weather office’s forecast was also supported by weather analyst Jawad Memon, who said light to moderate and heavy rain is expected at a few places in Karachi.
while talking to geo newsHe said that the western and northwestern areas of the city may receive good rains, while the low pressure air in the Arabian Sea is moving west and is approaching the areas near Balochistan.
Meanwhile, the minimum temperature in the metropolis was recorded at 26.5 degree Celsius. The maximum temperature can fluctuate between 34°C to 36°C. Light winds are blowing from the North West direction with a humidity ratio of 92% in Karachi.
In the last 24 hours, Surjani Town recorded the highest rainfall in the city at 100 mm. Saadi Town, Gulshan-e-Maymar, University Road, North Karachi and Orangi Town received 58 mm, 54 mm, 52 mm, 51 mm and 43 mm of rain, respectively.
The Met office recorded 31 mm, 23 mm and 24 mm of rain at Jinnah Terminal, Old Airport and Gulshan-e-Hadid respectively.
In view of the moderate to heavy rains, some areas of the city including Malir Halt, Gulistan-e-Jauhar and Sharia Faisal were water-logged.
In its forecast for the rest of Sindh province today, the PMD said that rain accompanied by wind and squall is expected in Dadu, Shaheed Benazirabad, Hyderabad, Naushahroo Firoz, Kambar, 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, Naushero Firoz, Kambar, Shahdad Kot, Sukkur, Jacobabad, Larkana as well as Karachi.