Karachi (August 29, 2017): Sindh government has directed relevant authorities to ensure preparations are during heavy rain during the week in the province.
Met authorities have predicted heavy rain in the province from August 30 till September 2.
Departments concerned have been directed to make preparations for any emergency situation in case of flooding.
The government has directed the municipal and relevant authorities to ensure the cleaning and drainage of the sewage system.Fishermen have also been asked to refrain from going to the seas till September 2.
According to the Met Department, Karachi, Hyderabad, Badin, Tharparkar, Mithi and other areas of Sindh are expected to receive heavy rains as a storm system, present in north-eastern India, reaches here today.
Met Department said there is no threat of a hurricane but flash flooding fears exist as the drains of the metropolis are not properly cleaned and get clogged easily.
The provincial capital, Karachi, has been seeing intermittent rain spells over the past week, claiming over 10 lives and causing severe drainage and electricity issues.