More rain in Karachi expected before Eid: DG Met

KARACHI: Moderate monsoon currents are continuously penetrating in southern parts of Pakistan and are likely to continue during next 24 hours.Weak monsoon currents are also penetrating upper parts of the country and are likely to continue during next 48 hours.
In the next 24 hours, mostly hot and humid weather is expected during the day time. However, more rain-thundershower with isolated heavy falls accompanied by strong gusty winds is expected at scattered places in Sindh (Sukkur, Larkana, Hyderabad, Mirpurkhas, Shaheed Benazirabad, Karachi  divisions), KP, FATA, Islamabad and Pakistani-held Kashmir.
More rain and thunderstorms are in store for Karachi, Pakistan Meteorological Department predicted.
Rainfall activity to increase around Eid and there would be heavy downpours in the month of July, which could generate flash flooding in nullahs, streams among others, it further added.
Karachi has become an urban heat island, which is raising the city’s temperature and adding to the creation of heat wave, according to the Met office.

An urban heat island (UHI) is a city or metropolitan area that is significantly warmer than its surrounding rural areas due to human activities.  


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