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Karachi weather, rain update: Sunday 07-08-2022

Karachi: The monsoon currents continue to penetrate in Sindh and likely to become stronger from 10 Aug onwards, according to the Met Office.

It said under the influence of this weather system: Rain-thunderstorms with a few moderate/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 and Kambar Shahdadkot disyricts from Saturday to 9 August.

Rain-thunderstorm also expected in Karachi division till 9th August.

Rainfall intensity likely to increase from 10 Aug to 13 Aug in all distts of Sindh and northeastern and southern districts of Balochistan which may generate flash flooding in Dadu, Jamshoro, Kambar Shahdadkot distts and downstream and urban flooding in Karachi, Hyderabad, Thatta, Badin, Sujawal, TM Khan, Mirpurkhas, Sh Benazirabad, Sukkur, Khairpur and Larkana distts during 10-13 August.

Impacts: Heavy falls may create water-logging in low lying areas of Badin, Thatta, Sujawal, Tando Muhammad khan, Tando Allayar, Dadu, Jamshoro and Kambar Shahdadkot districts during the forecast period.

Persistent heavy rains over Khuzdar, Lasbella, Hub districts and Kirthar Range may create extra pressure on Hub dam, Thado dam and downstream.

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