Monsoon’s second spell in Karachi to begin from Friday: Met office


Staff Reporter

Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Tuesday predicted widespread rains with thunderstorm in Karachi, Hyderabad, Shaheed Benazirabad and other cities from Friday to Monday. According to a weather advisory issued by the PMD released on Wednesday, “A well-marked monsoon low pressure has formed over north Bay of Bengal and its adjoining areas, likely to move westwards and may reach over Indian Gujrat region around morning of 9th August.” The met office said that under the influence of the weather system, scattered rains and wind-thunderstorm were also expected in Zhob, Kalat, Sibbi, Naseerabad, Makran, Sukkur and Larkana divisions during the period. Isolated moderate to heavy rain falls were also expected in lower Sindh (Mirpurkhas, Thatta, Hyderabad, Karachi, Shaheed Benazirabad divisions), Kalat, Zhob, Naseerabad, Sibbi divisions from Friday to Sunday, read the statement. The met office advised all the concerned authorities to remain alert and take precautionary measures to avoid any untoward incident.

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