Karachi Weather; Will another spell of monsoon rain hit Karachi?

Karachi Weather Update PMD predicts rain-thunderstorms with a few moderate to heavy falls in Karachi between August 24 and 25.

(Infosette News) KARACHI: A fresh monsoon is forecast to bring rain to the city on August 24 and 25, according to chief meteorologist Sardar Sarfaraz.

According to the weatherman, a potent low-pressure region over central India is forecast to move toward Sindh today and might bring back moderate to heavy rain and thunderstorms for the majority of Sindh’s districts between August 23 and 25.

During the 24–25th of August, he added, “Rain-thunderstorm with a few moderate/heavy falls is also likely in Karachi.”

According to a warning from the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), rain-wind-thunderstorms with a few heavy/very heavy falls are likely to hit the following districts between August 23 and August 25: Tharparker, Mirpur Khas, Umerkot, Sanghar, Badin, Hyderabad, Thatta, Sujawal, Matiari, Tando Muhammad Khan, Tando Allayar, Nawabshah, Dadu, Jamshoro, Kambar.

It further stated that the wet spell would affect Balochistan’s northeastern and southern districts from August 23 to 26.

This could result in flash flooding in the districts of Dadu, Jamshoro, Kambar Shahdadkot, and downstream.

During the forecast period, the heavy rains may cause more urban flooding and water logging in the districts of Umerkot, Mirpur Khas, Badin, Thatta, Sujawal Sukkur, Larkana, Jacobabad, Shaheed Benazirabad, Ghotki, Shikarpur, Noshero Feroze, Kambar Shahdadkot, Karachi, Hyderabad, Tando Muhammad Khan, and Tando Allayar.

The Hub Dam, Thaddo Dam, and downstream nullahs may come under further pressure as a result of the ongoing heavy rainfall across Balochistan’s Khuzdar, Lasbella, and Hub districts as well as the Kirthar Range, according to the Met Office.

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