Another round of heavy rain likely in Karachi


2022-08-10 12:49:00

A person rides his bicycle alongside a flooded street, following heavy rains in the course of the monsoon season in Karachi, Pakistan on July 25, 2022 —  Reuters
  • PMD points newest rain forecast for Karachi.
  • Gentle rain reported in some areas of Karachi Wednesday.
  • PMD says some elements of metropolis could obtain heavy rain once more.

Karachi is likely to obtain one more round of heavy monsoon rains from August 11-14, in response to climate analysts.

Pakistan Meteorological Division (PMD) chief meteorologist Sardar Sarfaraz stated the town may even see some mild rain at the moment (Wednesday) afternoon, whereas reasonable rain is anticipated after 5pm.

Sarfaraz stated Karachi’s climate will stay humid in the course of the day and there will likely be extra rain at night time, he stated.

In its climate forecast on August 8, the PMD had highlighted that heavy rains could generate city flooding in Karachi from August 11 to 13.

The forecast was additionally given for Thatta, Badin, Hyderabad, Dadu, Jamshoro, Sukkur, Larkana, Shaheed Benazirabad and Mirpurkhas.

In the meantime, the town reported mild rain in some areas of Karachi up till early Wednesday afternoon, with the likelihood of heavy rain in different elements of the town.

How a lot will it rain in Karachi?

The chief meteorologist stated that Karachi is likely to obtain 100mm to 150mm of rain over the following 4 to 5 days.

Climate analyst Jawad Memon, in the meantime, defined that the low-pressure system penetrating in central and southern elements of the nation has intensified right into a melancholy and is likely to generate torrential rains in the port metropolis throughout August 11 and 14.

Memon stated that the rain-bearing system is heading in direction of Sindh.

“Another low-pressure system is prevailing over Gujrat and a link is being established between the two systems,” he added.

PMD forecast

In its each day climate forecast, the PMD stated, “Monsoon currents from the Bay of Bengal are penetrating in central and southern parts of the country and likely to become stronger from tonight.”

The Met Workplace stated {that a} westerly wave can also be current in the higher and decrease elements of the nation.

Rain-wind/thundershower is anticipated in Sindh, northeast/south Balochistan, northeast/south Punjab, higher Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Kashmir at the moment, stated the PMD.

The Met Workplace stated that heavy falls are likely at remoted locations in decrease Sindh and South Balochistan in the course of the forecast interval.

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