Karachi: On Monday, heavy rain hit parts of Karachi again. Low-lying areas were flooded and the possibility of urban flooding increased.
Heavy downpour in Korangi, Landhi, Defense, Shah Faisal Colony, Lyari and Nazimabad submerged roads and caused traffic jams creating problems for residents in traveling.
Heavy rains on Monday night also inundated parts of Hyderabad and interior Sindh. The Pakistan Meteorological Department has forecasted more rains in Karachi and other parts of country for next three days.
The Bureau of Meteorology informed that during this week, strong monsoon currents will continue to penetrate the country. Monday to Wednesday in the southern region and Tuesday to Thursday in the higher regions.
Under the influence of this system rain and wind-thundershowers, with isolated heavy to very heavy falls, are expected in Karachi,
Hyderabad, Thatta, Badin, Shaheed Benazirabad, Dadu, Tharparker, Nagarparker, Mirpurkhas, Islam Kot, Umar Kot, Sanghar, Sukkur and Larkana from Monday to Wednesday
On Monday and Tuesday, torrential and drier showers are also expected in Las Bella, Kuzdal, Avalan, Bakhan, Hob, Mousakael, Lolalai, Cluj and Sibe.
It is expected that there will be extensive rain and windy showers in Kashmir, Islamabad, Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit-Baltistan from Tuesday to Thursday.