Today, Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) issued a rainfall and thunderstorm forecast for the whole country, including Karachi, for the dates of September 18 (today) through September 20.
A low-pressure area (LPA), according to the Met Office, is present southeast of Rajasthan (India) and is expected to move southwest during the course of the next 48 hours.
As a result, Tharparkar, Umerkot, Mirpurkhas, Sanghar, Khairpur, Badin, Sajawal, Thatta, Jamshoro, Larkana, Dadu, Karachi, Hyderabad, Naushahro Feroze, Shaheed Benazirabad, Mitayari, Tando Muhammad Khan, and Tando Allah Yar are all expected to experience rain with wind and thundershowers (with moderate to isolated heavy falls).
Meanwhile, isolated places in Sukkur, Ghotki, Qambar, Shahdadkot, Barkhan, Sibbi, Zhob, Kalat, Khuzdar, Lasbella and Awaran are also likely to witness rain from September 18 (evening/night) to September 20.
“Rain/wind-thunderstorm Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan, Islamabad, North & Eastern Punjab (Pothohar region, Murree, Galliyat, Sargodha, Gujranwala, Hafizabad, Mandi Bahauddin, Narowal, Sialkot, Lahore, Kasur, Sheikhupura, Faisalabad, Okara, Sahiwal, Bahawalnagar, Bahawalpur), Upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Dir, Swat, Chitral, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Kohistan, Mardan, Nowshera, Swabi, Peshawar and Kohat) from 18th (evening/night) to 21st September with occasional gaps,” said PMD.