PMD forecasts more rain for Karachi as light winds blow from northeast
After a prolonged heat spell that started in March, rain-starved Karachi finally received intermittent spells of rain Monday and is likely to receive more rain with thunder today (Tuesday), according to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD).
Rain-bearing clouds forming in Thatta, Badin, Nooriabad, and Kirthar will enter the city, said meteorologist Jawad Memon, adding that clouds from Sonmiani and Gadani may also turn towards the city.
According to Memon, it may rain in the city after 2pm or 3pm.
Moderate to heavy rains are possible, he said.
Memon stated that the second spell of the monsoon system is present in central India and may cause rains in Sindh in the coming days.
In a statement early Tuesday morning, PMD said humidity in the city is at 89%, with light winds blowing from the northeast. The lowest temperature in the city was recorded at 28°C.
The Met department forecast a maximum temperature of 32°C to 34°C in the city.
Apart from Karachi, Mirpurkhas, Dadu, and Thatta also received rainfall Monday.