Ill-prepared city suffers again as rain returns


Spells of rain at Karachi on Wednesday led to a different passing due to electrocution and caused severe problems into the people as several streets turned to canals and many regions plunged into the darkness since k-electric ke closed down dozens of claws at the town as a preventive measure against electrocution incidents.

The showers happened under the effect of the monsoon system which has struck the town three times since July said officials of the Pakistan meteorological department PMD and rescue businesses. the spell of this rain under the effect of a low-pressure region from the bay of Bengal began at about 2 pm in the afternoon in north Karachi.

The spells was brief but powerful and it turned streets into canals from the fields of both north Karachi North Nazimabad Gulshan-e-maymar Sohrab goth and their areas where rainwater gathered on streets and areas.a childhood was electrocuted from the north Nazimabad section of town in his home when he attempted to conduct a suction pump in his home.

PMD officials stated under the effect of a low-pressure region that entered to southeast Sindh in the nearby Indian state of Gujrat rains were caused by Tharparkar Tando jam Mirpur Khas and Hyderabad and on Wednesday afternoon it triggered several intermittent showers at the northern and central sections of Karachi.

Some regions of the city failed to get one drop of rain on Wednesday afternoon the PMD official said adding that after august 15 monsoon lows behaviour had become inconsistent. the next bout of rain in town began in roughly 9 pm with thunderstorms from the northern areas of the town and until the filing of the narrative, approximately 30 mm of rain was listed at the Gulistan-e-Jauhar and adjacent areas within half an hour based on PMD officials.

The met office specialists also have predicted that rain could last until Thursday night or Friday morning. electrocution episode a guy that was identified as riaz son of amin khan died in a home situated close to the farooq-e-azam masjid at north nazimabad inside the limits of their hyderi government channel.

The guy was changed to Abbassi shaheed hospital where doctors declared him dead and police officers said adding while he tried to run a water suction device that he died of electrocution. the human body was handed over to the household. power situationsince the rain spell began the ke ceased electricity supply to reduce electrocution incidents.

Power hadn’t been restored until the filing of the report to localities.the energy utility also issued a statement where it asserted that the electricity source has been temporarily switched off at a few low-lying regions such as Orangi Korangi Gadap Baldia and Surjani town in addition to in the regions where there was still a large number of Kundas in the interest of public security. the energy utility claimed that source of power to installations like the Karachi water sewerage board instalments institutions and also the airport remained uninterrupted. additionally it urged its clients to prevent touching poles or electricity infrastructure and to behave throughout the rain with care.

The ke stated it was. roads inundatedas if the two spells of rain hadnt played havoc with karachi following the rain on wednesday sewage and rainwater inundated the streets.

The streets were submerged by water from Nagan Chowrangi into the powerhouse roundabout from the north Karachi neighbourhood following the spell. in accordance with district, central chairman Rehan Hashmi nevertheless of the water has been cleared away in a couple of hours.

In the new Karachi region water submerged roads and all of the roads. each one the immense ditches on anda morr road have been full of sewage and gas. as reported by an Arsalan Ali the rain fell temporarily.

We don’t know why so much water accumulated on the roads he stated adding that the gutters were overflowing from the whole region and might have worsened the circumstance. the gutters began slipping at up morr along with also the saleem centre worsening the position. motorists conducted on account of the water which submerged the roads into problems. some cars broke down in north karachi and other regions.

Hashmi told the news that their teams cleared the points in Nagan Chowrangi and in different regions. the situation has been in district souths saddar region but some pieces of the streets stayed submerged until late at night causing traffic jams. there were reports of rainwater gathering in the regions of both gulshan-e-iqbal and gulistan-e-jauhar in district east.karachi mayor wasim akhtar announced an emergency in the karachi metropolitan corporation kmc following the next spell of this monsoon rain began on wednesday. in addition, he cancelled the leave of the officers.

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