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Karachi receives drizzling in night, experience cloudy, windy weather

KARACHI: It was drizzling in several areas of the city last night while a pleasant cloudy and windy weather experienced on Wednesday morning, ARY News reported.

Karachi’s Gulshan-e-Maymar, Malir, Shahrah-e-Faisal, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Clifton, Saddar, I.I.Chundrigar Road, Tower and the Old City area received drizzling last night.

The Met Office had earlier forecast drizzling in Karachi with a forecast of pre-monsoon rains across Sindh province during June.

Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has predicted partly cloudy and windy weather with chances of drizzle at night/morning today. “The wind direction will remain southwesterly with maximum temperature between 34 – 36 ºCelsius.”

“Monsoon in Karachi will begin in July, while it will be drizzling in the city during next two to three days,” according to the weather report.

It is to be mentioned here that drizzling is common in Karachi and adjoining coastal areas in June as the pre-monsoon weather begins in the region.

Most of the districts in Sindh will experience severe hot and dry weather including Dadu, Jacobabad, Padidan, Mohenjo Daro, Rohri, Sukkur, Larkana, Shaheed Benazirabad, Umarkot, Tharparkar, Khairpur, Sanghar and Mirpur Khas.

Director General Met Department had recently said that the temperatures in the city could slide after June 15 to 20.

The region is expected to receive more rainfall than the routine in monsoon this year like the previous year, he said.

Monsoon season begins in Pakistan on July 1st and lasts till Sept 30. The country receives around 140.8 millimetres of rainfall from July to September.

With above average rainfall expected this monsoon there could be threats of urban flooding in cities.

The met office had last year predicted more rainfall than usual during the season especially in the southern parts of the country.

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