| GEO Pakistan|
| Showers turn Karachi weather pleasant|
| Updated at: 1714 PST, Wednesday, July 07, 2010|
KARACHI: The weather in Karachi turned pleasant on receiving intermittent downpours in various areas of the metropolis, which pushed the mercury down as well, Geo News reported Wednesday.
According to Met Departmentís chief meteorologist Muhammed Riaz, the eastern parts of the city including Clifton, Tariq Road, Nazimabad, Saddar, Gadap Town and Orangi Town began to receive showers.
According to Met Department, the recent rain spell will continue intermittently during the next 24 hours.
Meantime, power supply in Hub and Hyderabad was suspended. The streams on the RCD Road in Hub started overflowing. The low-lying areas and rain rivers were inundated with downpours couple with gale-force winds in Hub and its suburbs, posing great problems to the local residents.
Besides, Hyderabad also received from light to heavy rains, which caused the power supply cut-off. The sweltering weather got more intense with no winds after light rains.