October 21, 2021

Chances of heavy rains in Karachi decreases: Met office

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Chances of heavy rains in Karachi decreases. Deep depression is moving towards northwest

KARACHI Oct 01,2021- The chances of heavy rains in the Sindh’s capital have decreased, the deep depression is moving away from the coastal areas of Sindh with time, says Director Meteorological Department of Pakistan.

Director Meteorological Department Sardar Sarfraz said that there may be moderate to heavy rains in some parts of the city, however, heavy rains are still expected in the coastal areas of Balochistan.

The Director Meteorological Department said that the deep depression is moving towards northwest and the possibility of rain in Sindh will be eliminated by tomorrow.

Sardar Sarfraz added that the chances of urban flooding in the city have also decreased. 

Yesterday night rains

The rains that started from last day in Karachi continued intermittently throughout the night. Due to rains and strong winds, the intensity of the weather has decreased. The rains that continued throughout the night have stopped in the morning. However light showers continue intermittently in different parts of the city.  

The deep depression is moving at a speed of 14 kmph towards the northwest. Due to the deep depression, torrential rains are likely in Karachi, lower Sindh and other coastal belts.

Rains are also expected in other districts of Sindh due to deep depression.

According to the Meteorological Department, the humidity in the air of Karachi city is 87 percent. The city is reported to be overcast.