Islamabad: Pakistan Meteorological Department has issued warning of urban flooding in Karachi, Hyderabad and other cities of the Sindh from August 06 to 08 as monsoon’s low pressure is likely to approach in Sindh on Thursday.
According to a weather advisory issued by Met office on Monday, a heavy downpour may generate urban flooding in Karachi and Hyderabad and flash flooding in hilly areas of the country from August 06 Thursday to August 08 (Saturday).
All the authorities concerned have been advised to remain on high alert during the mentioned period to avoid any untoward incident, the Met officials said.
They said that widespread rain/wind- thundershowers with isolated heavy to very heavy falls were expected in Karachi, Hyderabad, Thatta, Badin, Tharparkar, Umerkot, Mirpurkhas, Sanghar, Tando Allahyar, Matiari, Tando Mohammad Khan, Jamshoro, Dadu and Shaheed Benazirabad (Nawabshah) from Thursday (evening/night) to Saturday while scattered rain – thundershowers (with isolated heavy falls) are expected in Khairpur, Sukkur, Larkana, Kambar- Shahdad Kot, Jacobabad, Kashmore, Ghotki and parts of other provinces on Friday and Saturday.
Specially in Karachi and Hyderabad heavy rain/thundershowers expected on 7 and 8 August (Friday and Saturday). it may cause of urban flood in Karachi and Hyderabad so administrations must take necessary precautions