Heavy rains likely in Sindh, Balochistan; Met Office warns of urban floods

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KARACHI: Strong monsoon currents are likely to penetrate in Sindh and Balochistan today (Tuesday), causing heavy rain in different cities of the provinces in next 24 hours.

According to Pakistan Meteorological Department, heavy to very heavy falls may generate urban flooding in Karachi, Hyderabad and Mirpurkhas divisions on Wednesday and Thursday.

It said flash flooding is also expected in the vulnerable Nullas/streams of eastern Balochistan during the period.

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Met Office said the fresh wet spell is likely to prevail in Sindh and Balochistan till Friday.

Next 24 hrs:

Rain-thunderstorm is expected at isolated places in Hazara, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Sargodha, Faisalabad, D.G. Khan, Multan, Bahawalpur, Mirpurkhas, Shaheed Benazirabad, Hyderabad divisions, Islamabad and Kashmir.

Next 48 hrs:

Widespread rain/thunderstorm associated with gusty winds (isolated heavy to very heavy falls) is expected in lower Sindh (Mirpurkhas, Hyderabad, Karachi divisions) and at scattered places in Bahawalpur, Multan, D.G. Khan, Sahiwal, Sukkur, Larkana, Shaheed Benazirabad, Kalat, Quetta, Sibbi, Zhob and Naseerabad divisions.

Past 24 Hours Weather:

Weather remained hot and humid in most parts of the country. However, rain-thunderstorm occurred at isolated places in Rawalpindi, Sargodha divisions and Islamabad.

Yesterday’s Highest Maximum Temperatures: Sibbi 45°C, Turbat 44°C, Shaheed Benazirabad 43°C. – Samaa
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Story first published: 29th August 2017

Originally Posted on SamaaNews

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