Three killed, 10 injured as rain, gusty winds lash Karachi


Two, killed, rain, gusty winds, Karachi
15 Apr, 2019 11:16 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Three people, including two girls, were killed and 10 others injured in different accidents during rain and gusty winds on Monday.

A youth died near the mausoleum of the Quaid-e-Azam when a tree fell on him.

In another incident, three children were injured when the roof of a school fell in Baloch Colony.

Several people were injured when the roof of a seminary collapsed in Lyari Chakiwara. A girl was killed in a wall-collapse incident.

Moreover, several areas were deprived of electricity due falling of a pole and breaking of a cable during the winds in the city. Several areas, including Defence, Clifton, North Nazimabad, received light rain.

According to the Met Office, a westerly wave is affecting parts of Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and this weather system is likely to intensify and grip most parts of the country on Monday.

Widespread dust-thunderstorm/rain(with few moderate to isolated heavy falls) accompanied by gusty winds is expected in Balochistan (Quetta, Zhob, Makran, Kalat ,Sibbi ,Naseerabad divisions.

Dust-Thunderstorm/rain is expected at isolated places in Shaheed Benazirabad, Sukkur, Larkana, Malakand, Rawalpindi divisions and Kashmir.


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