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Gridlock on roads as city receives first winter shower

KARACHI: The city received first shower of winter on Friday, which turned weather pleasant and people thronged eateries and food streets.      

Light and heavy rain lashed several areas of Karachi, including II Chundrigar Road, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Airport, Malir, Sharah-e-Faisal and Gulshan Iqbal. The rain triggered snarl-ups in many areas.

After the rain, people headed toward sea view and other picnic spots and food streets with their families.

Meanwhile, long queues of vehicles were seen at Shahrah-e-Faisal – the busiest thoroughfare of the city – as rain water accumulated on it. Commuters faced immense difficulty in reaching their destinations.

Gridlock was witnesses on different city roads due to the rain.