Rain, hailstorm turns Karachi’s weather pleasant


KARACHI: Rain with hailstorm turned weather of Karachi pleasant in wee hours of Monday after clouds secretly gathered over the port city.
The first winter rain of the season coupled with hailstorm for the metropolis began in DHA, Clifton, I. I. Chundrigar Road, Shara-e-Faisal and Malir, bringing the mercury down. It was an unusual night for Karachi as suddenly the sky covered with clouds that exploded with thunder and lightning to pour down.
As usual, soon after the first drop of rain fell down, power breakdowns were reported in many parts of the provincial capital.
The downpours coupled with gusty winds also reported in Kharadar, Saddar, North Nazimabad and adjoining areas which turned the weather chillier, dampening the roads causing those commuting on motorcycles to slip.
Meanwhile, the meteorological office has forecast more rain for Karachi, saying intermittent rainfall will continue for another day, adding that the weather in the city on Monday would be partly cloudy and the minimum temperature would range between 10 and 14 degrees Celsius.
Met office said that Siberian winds would likely to continue in Karachi until afternoon, may increase up to 45km/h.


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