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Torrential monsoon rain wreaks havoc in Karachi

Torrential monsoon rain wreaks havoc in Karachi

KARACHI – The ongoing spell of monsoon rain has badly disrupted daily routine in Karachi as the small streets and main roads have been inundated with the water.

The intermittent downpour has flooded Nazimabad, New Karachi, Sadar, Shahrah-e-Faisal, Airport, Gulistan-e-Johar, Malir, Sohrab Goth and Shah Faisal Colony whereas dozens of cars also broke down.

According to details, 115 mm rain was recorded in the Landhi while area near airport received 115 mm shower that destroyed luggage bags in cargo department.

People were also forced to spend their night without light as several feeders tripped due to technical fault caused by the rain.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister of Sindh (CM) visited various localities in the metropolis to monitor the post-rain situation.

The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has predicted another spell of the monsoon rain in Karachi today.