Karachi (Staff Report): The provincial government has issued a weather warning, anticipating heavy rains later this week across the province.
The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Friday directed all district disaster management authorities, commissioners and deputy commissioners to ensure that all precautionary measures are taken to avoid any untoward situation as well adopt an effective response mechanism, including issuing an early warning for flash floods.
The PMD had intimated, "A strong monsoon weather system from India is heading towards Sindh and is likely to enter south-east Sindh on Tuesday evening."
"Under its influence rain/thundershowers with a number of moderate to heavy and few very heavy falls with strong gusty winds may occur Sindh particularly in lower divisions in Sindh, including Karachi from August 30 to September 1. Heavy falls may generate urban flooding in vulnerable areas of lower Sindh," reads the warning.