Heavy Rain in Karachi in Next 24 hours – Impact: Risk of Urban Flooding and Water Logging

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Heavy Rain in Karachi in Next 24 hours – Impact: Risk of Urban Flooding and Water Logging

August 29, 2019

Islamabad, August 29, 2019 (PPI-OT): The prevailing spell of rain in Sindh is very likely to intensify in next 24 hours, producing moderate to heavy rains in Sindh particularly in Karachi, Thatta, Jamshoro, Dadu, Kambar Shahdad Kot, Nausheroferoz, Badin, Sanghar and Larkana districts during Thursday evening to Friday evening.

KARACHI:

Due to heavy rainfall in the range of 50-70 mm (during 1600/Thu-1200 PST/Fri), the situation of urban flooding in Karachi may further be aggravated on Friday, with water logging in low lying areas of the city.

Note: The concerned authorities of Sindh/Karachi are advised to take the precautionary measures accordingly.

For more information, contact:
National Weather Forecasting Centre (NWFC)
Pakistan Meteorological Department
Headquarter Office, Sector H-8/2,
Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9250360
Fax: +92-51-9250368
Email: pmd@pmd.gov.pk
Website: www.pmd.gov.pk

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