Urban flooding alert issued as seventh monsoon spell to hit already inundated Sindh

Urban flooding alert issued as seventh monsoon spell to hit already inundated Sindh


Karachi: The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has issued an urban flood warning because starting today (Sunday), the seventh attack of monsoon rain will hit the already submerged Sindh province.

The Metropolitan Office was informed in a press release that another monsoon rain system may enter the province, which may exacerbate existing urban floods and waterlogging in the lower Sind River.

It is expected to arrive in Karachi, Hyderabad, Sadar, Bataan, Shahid Benazlabd, Daduhe, Tara Park, Nagapak, Milburkas, Islam Kot, Umar Kot from Monday. There will be heavy or heavy rain in Te, Sangar, Sukkur and Larkana.

Rain-thundershowers with isolated heavy falls are also predicted in Lasbella, Khuzdar, Awaran, Barkhan, Zhob, Musa Khel, Loralai, Kohlu and Sibbi during Sunday and Monday. The downpours are also expected in Bahawalpur, Rahim Yar Khan, Khanpur, Rajanpur, Dera Ghazi Khan, Multan, Khanewal and Sahiwal during the period.

On the other hand, heavy to very heavy falls are also expected in Rawalpindi, Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum, Mandi Bahauddin, Hafizabad, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Narowal, Lahore, Kasur, Okara, Faisalabad, Jhang, Sargodha, Mianwali, Khushab, Toba Tek Singh from Monday to Wednesday. Heavy falls may also likely in Rajanpur, Dera Ghazi Khan, Multan, Bahawalpur, Khanewal, Zhob and Barkhan.

The downpours are also predicted in Dir, Swat, Buner, Shangla, Kohistan, Haripur, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Peshawar, Charsadda, Swabi, Mardan, Kohat and Kurram from Monday to Wednesday.

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