Karachi braces for thunderstorm, rain amid soaring temperatures

Rain to hit Karachi suburbs tomorrow, temperature expected to exceed 38°C over next three days

News Desk June 21, 2024
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The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has forecasted thunderstorms and rain in the Karachi suburbs on Saturday, with temperatures expected to exceed 38°C over the next three days.

According to PMD, strong winds and rain have already begun in various parts of the country, with most areas expected to experience similar conditions in the next 24 hours. It added that there was 50 to 60 per cent chance of rain in some areas of the city.

According to details, cities including Larkana, Shikarpur, Shahdadkot, and Jacobabad in Sindh province have already received thunderstorms, bringing much-needed relief from the intense heat.

However, Larkana experienced severe storms and rain, leading to power outages and flooding in low-lying areas.

Despite these weather changes, hot and dry conditions prevailed in most districts of the province over the last 24 hours. Dadu recorded the highest temperature at 46°C, followed by Mohenjo-Daro at 45°C.



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