Monsoon rain spell lashes Karachi and Lahore

By: News Desk
Published: 02:24 PM, 6 Aug, 2022
Monsoon rain spell lashes Karachi and Lahore
Caption: A vendor carries a sack of leafy vegetables wading across a flooded market place after heavy rainfall in Lahore.–AFP
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Fresh monsoon spell lashed parts of Karachi and Lahore on Saturday inundating low-lying areas and disrupting normal life, reported 24NewsHD TV channel. 

Monsoon currents are penetrating in upper parts of the country. A westerly wave is also affecting western and upper parts of the country.

In Karachi, parts of the city received rain spell that started this morning. Met office predicted heavy and stormy rains during the current spell of the monsoon in Karachi.

In Lahore, even Lahore Development Authority (LDA) office also inundated due to the rain waters. Many low-lying areas are submerged due to rainwaters.  

Met office predicted hot and humid weather in most parts of the country on Sunday. 

However, rain-wind/thundershower is expected in Kashmir, upper Punjab, upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit Baltistan. Rain-wind/thundershower is expected at few places in lower Sindh and north Balochistan. Isolated heavy falls are also expected in upper Punjab, upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Kashmir during the period.

In past 24 hours: Hot and humid weather prevailed in most parts of the country. However, rain-wind/thundershower occurred at scattered places in Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan.

Rainfall (mm): Punjab: Kasur 56, Sialkot (City 17, Airport 04), Attock, Hafizabad 13, Gujrat 08, Lahore (Airport 08, Mughalpura 07, Tajpura, Nishter Town 04, Shahi Qila 03, Samanabad, Johar Town, City 02, WASA office, Gulshan-e-Ravi & Iqbal Town 01), Narowal 04, Islamabad (Gorla 02), Jhelum 02, Faisalabad, Bahawalnagar 01, Sindh: Chachro 55, Nagarparkar 43, Diplo 31, Mithi 26, Dahli, Chhor 18, Badin 17, Hyderabad 16, Mohenjodaro, Larkana 15, Mirpurkhas 12, Islamkot 09, Tando Jam 06, Kaloi 05, Jacobabad 05, Thatta 02, Balochistan: Lasbella 15, Zhob 13, Kohlu 05, Barkhan, Ziarat 01, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Cherat 06 and Gilgit Baltistan: Skardu 04.

Yesterday’s Highest Maximum Temperatures (°C): Dalbandin 43, Nokkundi 42 and Jacobabad 41