Karachi weather update
The rain system is moving westwards and could cause rains in Karachi and other parts of Sindh.
KARACHI: Pakistan’s Meteorological Department (PMD) has forecast more rains with wind and thunderstorms in Karachi from September 9 to 10.
Sardar Sarfraz, Director, PMD Karachi, said that another low pressure climate system has been developed in the Bay of Bengal.
“The rain system is moving westwards and it could cause rain in Karachi and other parts of Sindh between Thursday and Friday,” the official said.
He said that the fresh effects of the monsoon system could be seen in Sindh and northern parts of the country, adding that another low pressure climate system could form in the Bay of Bengal after September 10.
Meanwhile, the Met Office issued a weather alert in anticipation of heavy rains in the country.
“Continental winds dominate most parts of the country,” the Met Office said.
“The monsoon is likely to reach the upper and central parts of the country from Tuesday and may continue during the week,” the statement said.
The Met Office said that more monsoon currents are likely to enter the country from September 7 and continue till September 11.
Under the influence of this weather system, intermittent rain is expected in Kashmir, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Sialkot, Gujranwala, Lahore, Faisalabad, Abbottabad, Peshawar and other cities of the country.
It is also likely to fall in Dir, Muzaffarabad, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Jhelum, Lahore and Kasur from September 8 to 10.
From September 8 to 10, there is a possibility of showers and thundershowers in Zhob, Musa Khel, Quetta, Ziarat, Kalat and different parts of Sindh.
The meteorological department has warned that the storm could damage weak structures and heavy rains could cause floods in Rawalpindi, Gujranwala and Lahore.
The Met Office also advised all concerned authorities to remain alert during the forecast period.