At least two children killed and three injured when Karachi received his first spelling of pre-monsoon rain on Wednesday, with many areas are witnessing thunderstorms with gusty winds.
Superintendent of Jamshed City of Police (SP) Saddam Hussein stated group of children we playing on a street in Ashraf colony of Mehmudabad, when the wall structure of which, apparently, weakened due to rain, fell on four children.
S. P. Hussein said that the wounded were taken to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center, where two of they were said dead. The dead have been identified as Dilip Kumar and Piyosh Shambo.
Police surgeon Dr. Summaya Syed said that Kumar’s autopsy showed that he had died. of injury caused over fallen concrete on his. She is added that Shambo’s relatives took guarded of in body preventing doctors from completing legal formalities.
She said that the third child was seriously injured when the roof of a house near Kamran Chowrangi in Gulistan-e-Jauhar collapsed.
Release breakdown of According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), the amount of precipitation fell. highest rain got Nazimabad with 38 millimeters. It is followed by Jinnah Terminal (22mm), Airport Old Area (15mm), Faisal Air Force Base (8mm), Kaydabad (6mm), University Road (5.8mm), Gulshan-e Maimar (4. 4 mm), the city of Saadi (2.7 mm). mm), the city of Oranji (2 mm), the Masrur PAF base (2 mm) and the city of Surjani (1.7 mm).
This was stated by the Minister of Local Government Syed Nasir Hussain Shah. of all local authorities were ordered to monitor the situation on roads and ensure drainage works have been carried out out wherever possible of accumulation of water.
“All equipment and personnel are on work and conditions good. I control everything work I will go myself on tour of in city,” he said.
Karachi Administrator Murtaza Wahab inspected conditions after the rain and oversaw clearing and drainage work.
Department of Health Sindh media Coordinator Mehar Khurshid said no rain emergency was declared as normal or below- normal rain.
She said director general of health provided accessibility of doctors in Karachi and Hyderabad division hospitals.
Meanwhile, K-Electric spokesman Imran Rana said that around 1720 of in cityx over 1900 power feeders continued to supply electricity to most areas. He said power was restored as soon because permission to do so was obtained locally.
PMD had previously predicted heavy rain across the country from Monday due to strong winds. weather system entrance to the upper and central parts of country. He had added what weather system will continue until Wednesday evening with showers expected in Karachi from Tuesday evening to Wednesday.
However, PMD weather there was no rain in today’s forecast in Karachi and instead predicted “hot and humid” weather in maximum of from 35 to 37 degrees Celsius and not less of 29.5°C.
According to the official representative for Karachi police were instructed for police force by Additional IG Javed Alam Odho after prediction of rain.
He ordered all field commanders to attend in their squares during the rains, also traffic police training perform their duties in areas assigned to them. Statement added that the Special Security Team also instructed the rain emergency service to be ready to go with Any possible city flood and help public generally times.
patrol vehicles we also ordered to be equipped with need tools as well as equipment to move stuck vehicles.
With the rainy season just around the corner Wahab said on Saturday when cleaning and desilting of 41 large storm sewers in Karachi was almost ready.
While visiting Nulla’s Jubilee, Nulla’s Garden, Nulla’s Soldiers’ Bazaar, and Nulla’s Regal Saddar, he said that work on the main drains were in full sway.