Commuters wade by rainwater after heavy rainfall in Karachi on Saturday — PPI

KARACHI:  One other day of downpour performed havoc with Karachi’s infrastructure on Saturday as round 200 KE feeders tripped out of the whole 1,900 that offer energy to the town.

Totally different areas of Karachi   acquired mild to heavy rain on Saturday below the affect of a monsoon system that’s current within the south-southeast of Karachi.

Malir, North Nazimabad, Shah Faisal and Liaquatabad had been reported to be with out energy as heavy rain started to fall within the afternoon.

The Pakistan Meteorological Division has stated there are probabilities of mild showers (drizzling) within the metropolis until Monday (September 6).

In line with the Met Workplace, a most temperature of 33.1 levels Celsius was recorded in Karachi at the moment.

In the meantime, over the subsequent two days, the metropolis will seemingly file a most temperature of 34 levels Celsius and a minimal temperature of 26 levels Celsius.

Rain wreaks havoc

In line with the PMD, the Gulshan-e-Hadeed space acquired the very best quantity of rainfall, the place round 60 millimetres of rain was reported in final three hours, adopted by the Quaidabad the place 28.5mm of rain had been reported on Saturday.

In the meantime, 6mm rain was recorded in PAF Base Faisal, 2.2mm at College highway, 2mm Previous Airport, 2.4mm at Jinnah Terminal, 11mm in North Karachi, 2mm in Surjani City, 3.5mm at PAF Masroor Base, 2.9mm in Orangi City, 11.4mm in Nazimabad.

Roads had been inundated with rainwater in virtually each a part of the town, particularly in DHA Part-II, the place water began coming into houses.

Furthermore, the move of visitors got here to a crawl on predominant roads primarily attributable to flooding of various arteries.

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