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Karachi weather, rain update: Friday 12-08-2022

Karachi: The city is likely to receive rain with occasional gaps till August 14, According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD).

Private experts at PakWeather.com also predicted rain for Karachi.

It said strong monsoon currents induced by a well-marked low pressure area over Indian Gujrat- Northeast Arabian Sea continue to penetrate Sindh with another low-pressure approaching east Rajasthan, India.

Under the influence of these weather systems: Rain-thunderstorms with a few heavy/very heavy falls is expected in Tharparker, Umerkot, Mirpurkhas, Badin, Tando Muhammad khan, Tando Allayar, Hyderabad, Matiari, Thatta, Sujawal, Sanghar, Shaheed Benazirabad, Khairpur, Sukkur, Larkana, Ghotki, Kashmore, Shikarpur, Jacobabad, Dadu, Jamshoro & Kambar Shahdadkot districts & Karachi division till 14 August with occasional gaps.

Rainfall intensity also to increase from tomorrow in northeastern & southern districts of Balochistan which may trigger flash flooding in Dadu, Jamshoro, Kambar Shahdadkot districts & downstream.

Impacts: Heavy falls may create water-logging/urban flooding in low lying areas of Karachi, Hyderabad, Badin, Thatta, Sujawal, Tando Muhammad khan, Tando Allayar, Dadu, Jamshoro, Kambar Shahdadkot, Larkana & Sukkur districts during the forecast period.\ Persistent heavy rains over Khuzdar, Lasbella, Hub distts & over Kirthar Range may create extra pressure on Hub dam, Thaddo dam & downstream. Sea conditions likely to become rough/very rough during 11- 14 August & fishermen are advised to take extra care.

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