Karachi sees first monsoon rainfall
KARACHI—Parts of the city received light to moderate rainfall on Tuesday evening.
Residents could be seen enjoying the rain as the downpour turned the city’s weather pleasant. Rain was reported from areas in district East and Central.
Majority of areas in district South did not receive rainfall, with old city areas falling in the district only reporting a light drizzle.
The Pakistan Meteorological Department had earlier in the day predicted chance of light rainfall in Karachi. The metropolis has witnessed hot and humid weather since last week, and the rainfall brought some relief to the people.
Various parts of Thar on Tuesday also received moderate to heavy rainfall.
Areas of Mith, Chelhar and Kaloi witnessed thunderstorms, while the towns in the region also reported receiving heavy rain fall.
“The people who had migrated to barrage areas have started coming back to their homes,” said Nisar Ahmed, Additional Deputy Commissioner Thar.
Electricity supply across the region was badly affected following the rainfall.