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Karachi weather, rain update: Saturday 20-08-2022

Karachi: Parts of the city received drizzle on early Saturday morning.

According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), the city is not expected to receive heavy rain Saturday.

It said the monsoon low-pressure area now lies over Upper Sindh and adjoining areas Under the influence of this weather system: Widespread Rain-thunderstorms with scattered heavy /very heavy falls (extremely heavy at times) & accompanied with occasional strong winds likely to continue in Shaheed Benazirabad, Noshero Feroz, Khairpur, Sukkur, Larkana, Ghotki, Kashmore, Shikarpur, Jacobabad, Dadu, Jamshoro, Kambar Shahdadkot, & Sanghar districts till tomorrow night Rain-thunderstorm of moderate intensity to continue in Tharparker, Umerkot, Mirpurkhas, Badin, Tando Muhammad khan, Tando Allayar, Hyderabad, Mityari, Thatta, and Sujawal district .

The continuing wet spell over northeastern & southern districts of Balochistan persist till 21 August 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 Dadu, Jamshoro, Noshero Feroz, Shaheed Benazirabad, Kambar Shahdadkot, Larkana, Sukkur, Khairpur, Ghotki, Shikarpur & Kashmore districts till tomorrow.

Persistent heavy rains over Khuzdar, Lasbella and Hub distts of Balochistan & over Kirthar Range may create extra pressure on Hub dam.

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