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The Intermittent Rainfall in Karachi Intensify Cold

Kamran Khatti Jan 16, 2017
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The intermittent rain in Karachi started from Friday noon continued till Saturday too that drops temperature around 13 centigrade that intensify cold in the city. This intermittent rainfall also badly exposed the drainage system of the mega city. The worst drainage system and encroachment on grooves turned mega city into mess and killing four people in different areas.

The rainfall also tripped around 100 feeders of K-Electric in several areas of the city and residents suffered power outage. According to K-Electric they had restored power supply to many areas and further restoring the remaining ones.

Residents stuck in worst traffic jams and spent hours on the road with cold winds and heavy rain. Teen Talvaar, Shara-e-Faisal, Nipa Chowrangi, I.I Chandrigar roads were the most affected.

The mayor of Karachi Waseem Akhter visited different areas of the city and instructed Metropolitan Corporation to utilize all their available resources to clear the accumulated rainwater.

“The aim is to remove the water and not worry about whose domain an area falls under,” he added.

At the other hand CM Murad Ali Shah also visited several areas of the city and monitor the situation by himself, he said he is in touch with Karachi mayor we both are working together to overcome the situation.

Murad Ali Shah visited Sharea Faisal, Nipa Chowrangi, Liaquatabad, North Nazimabad, Nazimabad, Golimar, Sher Shah, and Lyari.