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Light rain is expected to fall in Karachi today.

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Details indicate that today’s weather will be partly cloudy with a temperature that stays between 21.5 and 23 degrees Celsius.

The Met Office reported that the return of the sea wind had made the city’s weather pleasant and predicted showers for this evening and tonight.

The Met Office predicts that a strong westerly wave will continue to affect the upper and central regions of the nation until February 21. Gilgit-Baltistan (Diamir, Astore, Ghizer, Skardu, Hunza, Gilgit, Ghanche, Shigar) and Kashmir (Neelum valley, Muzaffarabad, Poonch, Hattian, Bagh, Haveli, Sudhanoti, Kotli, Bhimber, Mirpur) are anticipated to see moderate to severe rain, wind, and thunderstorm (snowfall over the hills).

In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Chitral, Dir, Swat, Abbottabad, Mansehra, Haripur, Kohistan, Shangla, Buner, Karak, Khyber, Peshawar, Charsadda, Nowshera, Swabi, Buner, Bajaur, Kurram, Waziristan, Kohat, Bannu, and Dera Ismail Khan are all expected to experience moderate to heavy rain-wind/thunderstorm (snowfall over the hills).

In Murree, Galliyat, Islamabad/Rawalpindi, Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum, Mandi Bahauddin, Mianwali, Khushab, Sargodha, Gujrat, Gujranwala, Hafizabad, Faisalabad, Jhang, Sialkot, Narowal, Lahore, Kasur, moderate to heavy rain-wind/thunderstorm (snowfall over the hills) is anticipated.

In the southern regions of Sindh province, dry weather with strong gusts of wind is anticipated.

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Karachi experiences light rain.

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A westerly wave is expected to bring rain and thunderstorms to Karachi and the upper portions of the country, according to the Met Office.

Drizzle fell on I.I. Chundrigar Road, University Road, Mosmiyat, Safoora, Nazimabad, Lasbela, Golimar Chowrangi, and other sections of Karachi, making the weather comfortable.

Meanwhile, Chief Operating Officer (COO) Karachi Water Sewerage Corporation (KWSC) Engineer Asadullah Khan has despatched 55 suction machines to all major city roadways in response to the MET office’s projection of heavy rainfall.

In a video announcement, he added that Karachi Mayor Barrister Murtaza Wahab declared a rain emergency due to the meteorological department’s forecast of rain. Khan also stated that the water corporation had made the necessary preparations for the rainy season.

The meteorological department has expected rain with wind/thunderstorm in Sindh’s Karachi, Hyderabad, Sukkur, Jacobabad, Kashmore, Larkana, Dadu, Qambar Shahdad Kot, Jamshoro, and Sanghar districts until April 19.

The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has expected widespread rainfall and wind/thunderstorms in Gwadar, Kech, Awaran, Chagai, Kharan, Awaran, Lasbella, Khuzdar, Kalat, Nushki, Mastung, and other districts of Balochistan.

Strong pre-monsoon currents and significant rainfall across the country in April, according to weather experts, are exceptional and a clear indication of climate change, which is drastically affecting the timing of rainfall and weather in this region of the world.

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32 fatalities and 41 injuries were reported in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa due to the heavy downpour.

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The recent severe rains in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) have caused significant damage, resulting in 32 deaths and 41 injuries.

The Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) has released a comprehensive report that provides detailed information on the significant loss of life and property caused by the continuous rainfall in KP.

The PDMA study states that the rain-related occurrences resulted in the deaths of 15 children, 12 adults, and 5 women. The injured individuals include 28 males, 7 minors, and 6 females.

The report reveals extensive destruction to residential infrastructure, with a grand total of 1370 dwellings impacted throughout the province. Out of them, 160 dwellings are completely destroyed, while 1210 have had minor damage.

Several districts, like as Upper and Lower Dir, Chitral, Swat, Bajur, Shangla, Mansehra, Mehmand, Malakand, Karak, Tank, Mardan, Peshawar, Charsadda, Noshera, Buner, Hango, Batagram, Banu, North and South Waziristan, Kohat, and Dera Ismail Khan, had significant damage and disruption due to heavy rainfall.

In response to the situation, the Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has instructed the distribution of Rs. 50 million to provide assistance to the families of the deceased in 12 areas that have been severely hit by the rain.

The primary objective of this relief effort is to offer essential assistance to individuals who are dealing with the devastating aftermath of the natural calamity.

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The Met Office predicted rain for Karachi and surrounding areas starting this evening.

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A second strong westerly wave was expected to enter the country on April 16th night in the western regions, according to the Met Office. This wave is expected to hit most of Balochistan today, April 17, and move into the higher regions of the nation on April 18.

For the night of April 17–19, the weather service is predicting rain and a windstorm or thunderstorm in the districts of Sindh that include Karachi, Hyderabad, Sukkur, Jacobabad, Kashmore, Larkana, Dadu, Qambar Shahdad Kot, Jamshoro, and Sanghar.

In Balochistan’s Gwadar, Kech, Awaran, Chagai, Kharan, Awaran, Lasbella, Khuzdar, Kalat, Nushki, Mastung, and other districts, the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has predicted heavy rainfall along with wind and thunderstorms from April 16 to 19.

The weather system is also expected to bring rainfall to the areas of Gilgit Baltistan and Kashmir from April 18 to 22, as well as to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab from April 17 to 21.

Prognosticators describe the country’s record April rainfall and powerful pre-monsoon currents as exceptional, pointing to climate change as the primary cause of these extreme weather patterns.

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