More rain predicted for Karachi, Hyderabad on Thursday and Friday

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Staff Reporter

Another monsoon low pressure has developed over northwest Bay of Bengal and its adjoining areas and likely to move westwards and reach Rajasthan (India) on Thursday.
Strong monsoon currents from Bay of Bengal and Arabian sea are likely to penetrate northern parts of the country from Tuesday (evening/night) and expected to intensify from Wednesday.
A strong westerly wave is also likely to interact with monsoon currents on Wednesday. Under the influence of this weather system:
Scattered rains/wind-thunderstorm of moderate intensity with isolated heavy falls are expected in Mirpurkhas and Thatta divisions, while light/moderate rain is also expected in Hyderabad and Karachi divisions on Thursday and Friday.
It said that scattered rains/wind-thunderstorm are also expected in Sukkur and Larkana divisions between August 15 to August16.
Heavy falls may generate urban flooding in Karachi, Mirpurkhas divisions, Thatta, Badin and Hyderabad districts on Thursday and Friday.
All authorities concerned are advised to remain ALERT and take precautionary measures during the forecast period.