Pakistan Meteorological Department said that under the influence of a weak monsoon system, Karachi is expected to receive light to moderate rain showers on Friday till Saturday. However, this Rain In Karachi will not cause any big danger.
The Met Office also said that Karachi will not receive heavy rains that could cause urban flooding and inundation of low-lying areas, as it witnessed in the previous two spells of a heavy downpour.
“A weak monsoon system is expected to generate light to moderate rains in Sindh, including Karachi, from Friday evening or night. Light to moderate spells of rain are expected in Karachi as well as other cities of Sindh, including Thatta, Nawabshah, Badin, Tharparkar, Umerkot, Sangar and Mithi,” said Karachi met office director Abdul Qayyum Bhutto.
The PMD advisory stated that scattered rain with thundershowers and some isolated heavy falls are expected over the weekend. It also said monsoon rains would continue till the end of September in Sindh. This Rain In Karachi will definitely affect the routine life of the people of Karachi.
“After tomorrow’s weak monsoon system, at least two to three more rain causing systems could result in light to moderate rains in Karachi and other cities of Sindh in the coming weeks.”
Earlier this week, some areas of the city, including Sharah-e-Faisal, Saddar and Gulshan-e-Iqbal, received light rain and drizzle, said PMD officials.
Coordinates: 24°51′N 67°02′EKarachi has an arid climate, albeit a moderate version of this climate. Karachi is located on the coast and as a result has a relatively mild climate. Karachi has two main seasons; summer and winter, while spring and autumn are very short.
The rain in Karachi is a natural phenomenon as the city also receives the monsoon rains from July to September. The city enjoys a tropical climate encompassing warm winters and hot summers. The humidity levels usually remain high from March to November, while very low in winter as the wind direction in winter is northeasterly.