Strong winds with a potential speed of 81 kilometres per hour may blow in the port city prior to the rain, according to the Met Office.
KARACHI: On July 3 and 4, the port city is expected to experience heavy Rain, thunderstorm, and strong winds, according to a prediction made on Saturday by the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD).
The Met Office predicts that Karachi’s first round of monsoon rains will begin today evening or tonight.
The weather office predicts that starting on July 7, a second monsoon will hit the nation.
The city’s maximum temperature is expected to remain between 34 and 36 degrees Celsius. In addition, the humidity level in the port city today was 66 percent.
Humid and partly cloudy weather is expected in most districts of the country today,” said the Met Office, “with rain-wind-thundershower in Kashmir, Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Islamabad, lower Sindh, and eastern Balochistan.
Monsoon rains have started in parts of Northeast Punjab, Kashmir, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, according to the Met Office.
More thundershowers with isolated heavy falls have been expected in these regions over the next few days.
During the forecast period, the PMD has warned that monsoon rainfall may cause urban flooding in Karachi, Hyderabad, Thatta, Badin, Khuzdar, Ormara, Pasni, and Gawadar.
As a result of this weather system:
- Heavy Rain-thundershowers are expected in Tharparkar, Umerkot, Sanghar, Badin, Mirpurkhas, Thatta, Hyderabad, Tando M. Khan, Tando Allayar, Karachi, Dadu, and Jamshoro districts from July 2 to 5.
- During the period, rain-thundershowers with isolated heavy falls are expected in the districts of Shaheed Benazirabad, Noshero Feroz, Sukkur, Larkana, Khairpur, Shikarpur, Qambar Shahdadkot, Ghotki, and Kashmore.
- Heavy Rain is expected in Khuzdar, Barkhan, Lasbella, Kohlu, Sibbi, Awaran, Naseerabad, and Panjgur from July 2-5.
- During the period, rain-thunderstorms with a few heavy falls are expected in Quetta, Zhob, Dalbandin, Nokkundi, Noshki, Qila Saifullah, Mastung, Kalat, and the coastal belt (Gawadar, Pasni, and Ormara).
The PMD has warned that monsoon rains may cause urban flooding in Karachi, Hyderabad, Thatta, Badin, Khuzdar, Ormara, Pasni, and Gawadar during the forecast period.
Windstorms may cause damage to loose structures in defenceless areas of Sindh and Balochistan, according to the PMD.