Parts of Karachi receive light showers amid prediction of more rain

Met Office says rain-producing clouds present in north-eastern parts of metropolis

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After forecasts of rain in the coming days, parts of Karachi received light showers as the city sweltered from high temperatures ahead of the monsoon season. 

Areas including North Karachi, new Karachi, North Nazimabad,, Garden, Lyari, Saddar, old-city areas and Gulshan witnessed light rain. 

Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) predicted that more rain or drizzle in some areas under the influence of clouds present in the north-eastern areas of Karachi. 

As the city fights with extreme heat, Chief Meteorologist Sardar Sarfaraz predicted rain was likely lash suburban areas of Karachi on June 22 or 23. 

Sarfaraz earlier in the day said that rain was expected in areas surrounding Super Highway, adding that there is a possibility of "more than normal" rains in Sindh including Karachi.

The weather in Sindh, including Karachi remained dry and hot for the last few weeks, but the spell has now been broken as Larkana, Shikarpur, Shahdadkot, Jacobabad and other parts of province received rain with thunderstorm today.

Furthermore, the chief meteorologist said that the monsoon is likely to begin in Sindh after July 5 or 6 while it may begin in Punjab and Kashmir from June 29 or 30.