Karachi Rain Submerges The City-Causes Havoc!

Abiya Manzoor

Abiya Manzoor

Fashion and Features Editor
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Karachi is drowning and experiencing some unprecedented rainfall this year. Flooded streets and submerged cars are causing a havoc in the city. Over 90 people have lost their lives in the last 3 days. Senator Murtaza Wahab announced on twitter that “This year Karachi has received unprecedented rainfall. Total rainfall in August so far has been recorded at 345 MM (PAF Faisal Base) which is highest since the year 1931.” The Met department has said that the trend will continue for another 2 days in Karachi. Speaking to the media on a visit to Share Faisal on Tuesday evening, Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said I have declared an emergency in view of the prevailing situation….. We stand with the people in this time of difficulty. People are posting on social media pictures of submerged cars and damaged houses. The rain has caused some serious damage and is wrecking the city. Scroll down to see how twitter is responding to the rain in Karachi.



Damaged electrical lines, submerged vehicles show how there is a massive need for a makeover of the infrastructure. It’s also an awakening for the government to understand what the city demands of them.
For our last feature on Karachi Rain, click here.