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Karachi weather and rain update: ‘worst is not over yet’

Karachi: Chief Meteorologist Sardar Sarfaraz said that “the worst is not over yet” when he was asked whether Karachi has received most of the rains of the current monsoon season.

Talking to Huma Amir Shah and Abdullah Sultan on Geo Pakistan on Tuesday, he said that he could confirm that the worst is over from July but August may bring more rains to the city.

Meanwhile, the Met Office said that the current monsoon spell may cause rain in Karachi till the night of 27th July.

Below is the Met Office forecast:

The low-pressure area causing widespread heavy rains in Sindh still persists with another Low-pressure formed over west Rajasthan, India.

Under the influence of this weather system:Rain/thunderstorms with a few heavy falls likely to continue in Tharparker, Umerkot, Mirpurkhas, Badin, Thatta, Sujawal, Tando M Khan, TandoAllayar, Hyderabad, Matiari, Sanghar, Nawabshah, Khairpur, Sukkur, Larkana, Jacobabad, Dadu, Jamshoro, Shikarpur, Qambar Shahdadkot, Ghotki & Kashmore districts and Karachi division till 27 July night.

Possible Impacts : Heavy falls may generate water-logging/urban flooding like situation in low lying areas of Karachi, Hyderabad, Thatta, Sujawal, Badin, Tando M Khan, Nawabshah, Dadu, Jamshoro, Kambar Shahdadkot, Larkana & Jacobabad distts during the forecast period. Persistent heavy spell over Khuzdar, Lasbella, Hub & along Kirthar Range may create pressure on Hub Dam & flash flooding in Dadu &, Jamshoro distts & downstream.

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