Moon Soon spell: Unprecedented heavy rains swamp parts of Karachi
Heavy rains in different parts of Karachi turned the roads into ponds yesterday, adding to the problems of the citizens due to traffic jams.
It rained in Landhi, Quaidabad, Bin Qasim, Shah Latif Town, Malir, Korangi, North Nazimabad, North Karachi, Ancholi FB area after which traffic was jammed in the city and long queues of vehicles formed.
According to a newspaper, the heaviest rainfall was recorded in North Nazimabad and Gulshan-e-Hadid, which was recorded at 170 mm. Moreover, 77 mm rain was recorded in Gulshan-e-Hadeed, 44.5 mm in PAF Masroor, 28.5 mm in Saadi Town, 20.5 mm in Landhi, 18.2 mm in Jinnah Terminal, 14 mm in PAF Faisal Base and 6.7 mm in Pehelwan Goth areas Due to which the vehicles started floating in the water.
As soon as the raindrops fell, power was also suspended in different parts of the city as usual. The Meteorological Department has indicated that the rain is likely to continue till Sunday.