Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Light to heavy rain showers continue to lash parts of Karachi

Light to heavy rain showers continue to lash parts of Karachi
KARACHI (92 News) - Light to heavy rain showers continue to lash several parts of Karachi on Thursday. Rain was reported across Karachi Thursday morning, the last day of this current monsoon spell. According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department, moderate to heavy rain was reported in PECHS, Clifton, DHA, Saddar, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Mai Kolachi, II Chundrigar Road, Model Colony, Airport, Jamshed Quarters, Navy Housing Scheme on Dalmia Road, Korangi, Landhi, Gulshan-e-Iqbal Block 13, Garden East, Gulshan-e-Maymar, Federal B Area, Guru Mandir, Nazimabad, Liaquatabad and Jamshed Road. Very light rain was reported Wednesday night, with the most rain being 6.5mm recorded in Landhi. The continued downpour in Karachi has badly affected the infrastructure and routine life in the port-city. Several areas of the city are flooded with rainwater, while heavy losses to properties and human lives are being reported. More rain is expected throughout the day. Following the rain, traffic in multiple areas of the city came to a standstill as roads were inundated with rainwater. The Korangi EBM Causeway has been closed due to which traffic has been diverted towards the Jam Sadiq Bridge. The route is completely packed. II Chundriugar Road and University road experienced a similar ordeal after it got cloudy and rained heavily.