Monsoon spell: Rain hits Karachi

According to Met office, people can expect similar rainfall till Saturday and scattered showers on Sunday


Our Correspondent August 06, 2016
Commuters pass through MA Jinnah Raod after it rained in Karachi. The meteorological department director said that it rained in all parts of the city. PHOTO: ONLINE

KARACHI: City received heavy rainfall on Friday as the second spell of monsoon reached southern parts of Sindh.

According to Met office director Abdul Rashid, people can expect similar rainfall till Saturday and scattered showers on Sunday. Meanwhile, the extra high-tension line of K-Electric coming from Bin Qasim plants tripped cutting power supply to Dhabeji pumping station, North Nazimabad, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Garden, Defence Housing Authority, Clifton and some parts of Saddar, according to K-Electric marketing and communication chief Fakhar Ahmed. Also, the 72-inch-diameter pipeline of Dhabeji pumping station also exploded, said Karachi Water and Sewerage Board water trunk chief Zafar Palijo.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 6th, 2016.

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