Abb Takk News

KARACHI: The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) forecasted that there was a possibility of rain with strong wind and thunder today evening or night. however, the weather in Karachi was expected to remain hot and humid during the next 24 hours.

The meteorology department said, “The humidity in the air is 75%,” while the lowest temperature at 30.5°C and predicted the mercury to rise between 36°C and 38°C maximum in the megalopolis.

After earlier forecast of rain, parts of Karachi received light showers on Friday. Areas including North Karachi, New Karachi, North Nazimabad, Garden, Lyari, Saddar, old city areas and Gulshan-e-Iqbal witnessed light rain, turning the city’s weather pleasant following a long spell of sweltering heat from high temperatures ahead of the monsoon season.

The Met Office, on Friday, had predicted more rain or drizzle in some areas under the influence of clouds present in the north-eastern areas of Karachi.

According to Chief Meteorologist Sardar Sarfaraz’s forecast, rain was likely to lash suburban areas of Karachi on June 22 or 23.

The rain was expected in areas surrounding Super Highway, adding that there was a possibility of “more than normal” rains in Sindh including Karachi. He added.

The chief meteorologist said monsoon was likely to begin in Sindh after July 5 or 6 while it may begin in Punjab and Kashmir from June 29 or 30.