KARACHI: At least 23 people have lost their lives due to yesterday’s heavy rainfall and The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has forecast more rains in Karachi today (Friday).
Weather Update: More rain expected in Karachi
According to the PMD, Several areas in Karachi are expected to recieve heavy downpour today as the current monsoon system is still present in Sindh and Balochistan region.
At least 23 people have lost their lives due to heavy rainfall in Karachi, several people have been injured and fewer are missing has not returned home after the rain.
Pakistan Navy, Pak Army and Rangers are on ground working in rescue and relief operations with provincial government.
Rangers Helpline numbers
Call the rangers on the numbers mentioned below for help!
Area Number UAN 1101 Gaddap 36871683 Shah Faisal/Korangi 34494202 Landhi/Bin Qasim 35081200 Gulshan-e-Iqbal 99261056 Malir/Khokrapar 34491746 New Karachi 36403000 Liaqatabad 36686330 Baldia 32814044 North Nazimabad/Gulberg 36365550 Orangi Town/Site area 32597050 Jamshed Town 34941727 Saddar/City Town 99213052 Clifton/DHA 35220002 Keemari/Lyari 32032629 Karachi Traffic Update: 28 August 2020
M.A Jinnah Road, Shahrah-e-Faisal, I.I Chundrigar Road, North Nazimbad and other majors roads are completely submerged in rainwater. Kindly avoid any unnecessary drive.
Sindh Government declares 28 August 2020 as a Public Holiday
after the heavy rainfall on 27 August which claimed 23 lives and the entire city is disconnected from rest of Pakistan, The Government of Sindh declared a public holiday today (28 August 2020).
Read More: Sindh declares public holiday on August 28 after heavy rain Electricity not restored yet
K Electric has not restored the electricity in several areas after the rain as once again today PMD forecasts rain in karachi, it is expected that electricity will not be restored until the rainwater is not being cleared from areas.
MQM Haq Parast shows tireless efforts to clear the rainwater from streets
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