KArACHI Sep 30,2021- Heavy rains are forecast in Karachi and adjoining coastal areas from today (Thursday) till October 1.
The Meteorological Department has warned that torrential rains could cause urban flooding in Karachi.
According to the meteorological department, Badin, Thatta, Hyderabad and Dadu are also at risk of urban flooding while coastal areas of Makran are likely to receive torrential rains with strong winds.
Besides, Lasbela, Sonmiani, Ormara, Pasni, Gwadar, Turbat and Giwani are also at risk of torrential rains and urban flooding.
CAA issues alert
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has issued an alert at Karachi Airport in view of possible torrential rains in Karachi.
The alert issued by the Civil Aviation Authority said that small planes should be parked in a safe place and the wings of the planes should be parked with heavy weight to avoid any accident.
The alert also said that the arrival of birds due to insect infestation in the rain could cause damage to the aircraft, adding that spraying crews and bird shooters should be deployed at the airport.
Badin, Thatta, Umerkot and other coastal areas of Sindh received intense heat and thundershowers last night.
According to sources, crops have also been damaged due to torrential rains. As soon as the rains started, power supply was also suspended in several areas.