Tuesday, 11 September 2012 22:15:36
Met Office predicts break in monsoon rains
ISLAMABAD, Sep 11 (APP): The Met Office on Tuesday has predicted decrease in intensity of low monsoon currents present over Sindh which will cause a break in rains in most parts of the country.
Jacobabad received 441mm of rain during the past 36 hours, the heaviest rain in last 100 years.
Director MET Muhammad Hanif said on Tuesday that average rain in Jacobabad is usually about 11mm in the month of September every year adding all the upper areas of Sindh have received more than 100mm rains so far.
He added that this spell of rain still persists in Sindh and all adjacent areas including Karachi will receive heavy rain till Tuesday morning.
Eastern Sindh and Balochistan are likely to receive thundershowers during next 48 hours.
Heavy rain caused urban/flash floods in Sukkar, Larkana, Mirpur Khas, Hyderabad, Quetta, Kalat, Zhob, Sibbi, Nasirabad, D.G. Khan and Bhawalpur divisions.