The Pakistan Meteorological Division has actually predicted hefty rainfall and also thunderstorm in Karachi and also other areas of Sindh under a low-pressure system from cyclone “Gulab” that is expected to regain intensity in the Northeast Arabian Sea from Wednesday.
According to a statement issued by the Met department, widespread electrical storms along with scattered heavy rainfall is expected in different parts of Sindh, including Karachi, from Tuesday till Oct 2 before the system gains further intensity.
The brand-new climate system is currently lying over main India and is most likely to track in the northwest direction (towards Indian Gujarat area) as well as anticipated to reemerge over the Northeast Arabian Sea with gained back intensity as a result of beneficial ecological problems, according to the Met office.
Other cities that are likely to be impacted by the low-pressure system consist of Hyderabad, Thatta, Badin, Mirpurkhas, Tharparker, Umerkot, Sanghar, Shaheed Benazirabad, Naushero Feroze, Tando Mohammad Khan, Tando Allahyar, Dadu, Jamshoro, Sukkur, Larkana, Jacobabad, Shikarpur as well as Ghotki.
The advisory stated downpours could produce urban flooding in Karachi, Badin, Thatta, Hyderabad, Dadu, Lasbela. Sonmiani, Ormara, Pasni, Gwadar, Turbut as well as Jiwani, while cyclones might trigger damage to susceptible frameworks.
Recently, hefty rain lashed parts of Karachi, leaving roadways swamped, autos submerged and also commuters having a hard time to reach their destinations.
Video clips as well as images shared on social networks revealed numerous areas, especially in the city’s Central area, swamped with rain and vehicles immersed approximately their wheels. A large vehicle could be seen lying on its side near Nagan Chowrangi as locals learnt the water with their bikes and also automobiles.
The Met office additionally cautioned that sea problems would stay “extremely harsh” with occasional high rises and also suggested fishermen not to venture into the sea from Sep 30 (Thursday) till Oct 3 (Saturday).
Gulab is the third cyclone of 2021 after Tauktae and Yaas as well as its name was proposed by Pakistan.