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Light rain, thunderstorm likely in parts of Sindh as it drizzles in Karachi

Surjani Town, Scheme 33, Hawksbay, Baldia Town, Maripur, and Nazimabad witness light showers

After weeks of scorching heat and high temperatures, people in Karachi were relieved as it started drizzling in different parts of the city on Friday evening, bringing the mercury a few degrees down. 

Areas that received drizzle included Gulshan-e-Iqbal, University Road and Gulistan-e-Johar. Meanwhile, Surjani Town, Scheme 33, Hawksbay, Baldia Town, Maripur, and Nazimabad also witnessed light showers on Friday evening.

Following the showers, a weather expert forecast light precipitation accompanied by strong winds across the metropolis during the next 24 hours. 

According to the analyst, the rain producing cloud remnants from Balochistan arrived in the metropolis due to the western winds and caused precipitation

Moreover, daily forecast by the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) suggested that windstorm/thunderstorm-rain was expected at isolated places of Gilgit-Baltistan, Kashmir, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, central/south Punjab, Pothohar region, Islamabad, northeast/south Balochistan and upper/central Sindh on Friday. 

The PMD statement highlighted that mainly hot and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country on Saturday.  

It, however, added that tomorrow (Saturday), rain and wind thunderstorm-rain is expected at isolated places of Gilgit-Baltistan, Kashmir and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. 

Meanwhile, rain accompanied by wind and thunderstorm is also likely in central and south Punjab, northeast and south Balochistan and upper and central Sindh on Saturday evening.