Karachi Weather Updates: Light rain may occur in the city today

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Karachi: According to top meteorologist Dr Sardar Sarfaraz, due to the formation of weather system due to humid and hot weather in the city, it may rain again today.

The weatherman said that the Hub, Gadap Town and Surjani areas in Karachi are likely to receive light rain in the evening, while the Thatta-Karachi coastal area may also receive pre-monsoon rains.

However, he said that the weather condition is not the same as yesterday.

At least four people, including three children, died due to unexpected but heavy rain following a dust storm in various areas of Karachi on Wednesday evening.

Heavy downpour due to accumulation of rain water and power outages in many areas led to heavy traffic jams on major roads.

“An unexpected movement of rain-generating cells from Lasbela and Uthal in Balochistan towards Karachi resulted in light to moderate rain followed by strong dust storm in various areas of Karachi. The highest rainfall was recorded in Nazimabad at 38 mm,” said Dr Sardar Sarfaraz news,

He said there was very little chance of rain in Karachi under the influence of an active rain-generating system in the country, but the extreme heat conditions and excess moisture conditions in the city created excellent conditions for the rain-generating cells to move downstream. gave. Karachi and the reason for the rain.

“In the first day, we were not sure about rain, but as rain cells started forming in Balochistan in the evening and started moving towards Karachi, we shared the chances of rain with PDMA as well as media,” he said. Told. Told.