KARACHI: According to chief meteorologist Sardar Sarfaraz, the current monsoon is predicted to last till August 14.
As low pressure continues with its strength, a monsoon system bringing rain has been present in Gujarat and central India, according to weather officials.
Tonight, Karachi is likely to get significant rainfall. According to Sarfaraz, the monsoon system would become more intense on August 12 and 13 and produce heavy rains.
This afternoon, there was moderate to heavy rainfall in certain areas of the port city. North Karachi, Memon Goth, Landhi, Malir, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Shah Faisal Colony, Model Colony, Korangi, Airport, Superhighway, Safooran Chowrangi, Gulzar-e-Hijri, SITE Area, and other locations experienced rain.
According to meteorological experts, Karachi will experience heavy rain from August 11–14 as part of the fourth monsoon season.
The PMD has noted in its weather forecast from August 8 that from August 11 to August 13, heavy rainfall could cause urban flooding in Karachi.
Thatta, Badin, Hyderabad, Dadu, Jamshoro, Sukkur, Larkana, Shaheed Benazirabad, and Mirpurkhas are all predicted to have rain-thunderstorms with occasional moderate to isolated heavy falls.
Beginning on August 12, the northeastern and southern districts of Balochistan can expect increased rainfall, which could result in flash floods in the districts of Dadu, Jamshoro, Kambar-Shahdadkot, and downstream.
Hub dam, Thaddo dam, and the areas downstream may experience increased pressure as a result of persistently heavy rains across the Khuzdar, Lasbella, Hub, and Kirthar Range.
Between August 11 and 14, the seas are predicted to get rough to extremely severe, therefore fishermen have been urged to exercise additional caution.