KARACHI: First rainfall of monsoon in Karachi on Monday performed havoc with the traditional life in metropolis with energy outages in a number of areas and knee deep water at scores of roads, ARY Information reported.
As a result of intermittent rainfall water from a number of drains spilled out.
As a result of flooding in Orangi Nullah water spilled out of the drain and entered in close by homes. Dozens of homes in Pak Colony, Jumman Colony and Johar Colony affected with the water spill from drains.
Liaquabad Underpass was full of the rainwater and closed for the site visitors as a result of defective drainage system of the underpass.
The rainfall additionally uncovered the claims of the officers of civic businesses and town administration about their preparations to fulfill the rain emergency.
The town officers woke up from their lengthy sleep after the primary heavy rainfall of the season within the metropolis.
Chairman District Council Karachi Salman Murad visited a number of localities to observe the post-rain state of affairs.
A drive of cleanliness of the drains began within the metropolis after rain disrupted every day life within the mega-city.
A number of areas of Karachi witnessed lengthy hours of energy outages as a result of rainfall. Karachi Airport, Civil Aviation Authority headquarters and PIA head workplace suffered blackout disrupting regular work.
In current moist spell Chachro city acquired an unprecedented 102 mm rainfall.
Based on Director MET, the monsoon moist spell will more likely to finish on Wednesday and there will not be a lot probabilities of rains within the first week of August.