Wednesday, March 22, 2023
Karachiites woke up to pleasant weather on Wednesday as rain lashed parts of the city early morning.
Areas that receive heavy showers include North Nazimabad, II Chundrigar Road, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Orangi Town, Federal B Area, Water Pump, Aisha Manzil, Landhi, Korangi, Malir and Lyari.
The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) had predicted that rain clouds, hovering over the Arabian Sea, will move towards the metropolis which may cause heavy showers along Sindh's coastal belt today.
According to the PMD, moderate to heavy rainfall is expected with thunderstorms in Badin, Thatta, and Hyderabad.
The PMD said that rain clouds are moving towards Karachi from Balochistan.
In an advisory issued earlier this week, the PMD informed that a strong westerly wave is expected to enter Pakistan from March 21 and is likely to grip most parts of the country on March 22.
Under the influence of this weather system, scattered rain-wind-dust/thunderstorm with isolated hailstorm is expected in Sukkur, Jacobabad, Larkana, Hyderabad, Sanghar, Mithi, Thatta, Badin, Shaheed Benazirabad, Mirpurkhas, Dadu and Karachi from March 21-23.
It had also advised all concerned authorities to remain “ALERT” to avoid any untoward situation during the forecast period.