Met office predicts third spell of heavy rain, thunder from Sunday

Met office predicts third spell of heavy rain, thunder from Sunday

Lahore (Web Desk): The most parts of the country may experience heavy rain and thunder from July 26-27.


Pakistan Meteorological Department said, a low-pressure area is expected in India's Gujrat on July 24 and, like the previous two spells, would enter Pakistan through Indian Rann of Kutch.

The first monsoon spell hit Karachi on July 7, disrupting electricity for hours and causing traffic jams on almost every major thoroughfare. At least six people died in rain-related incidents and several roads and buildings suffered heavy damages due to flooding.

According to the Met Office, Karachi received maximum 40mm of rain, or 1.57 inches, in Saddar, Nazimabad (22mm), Faisal Base (26mm), Masroor Base (12mm), Pehalwan Goth (10mm), Jinnah Terminal (8.8mm), Landhi (3.1), Surjani Town (1.2mm), University Road (0.6mm), Gulshan-i-Hadeed (traces) and North Karachi (traces).