It poured down heavily in Malir Cantt, areas adjoining the airport, Lines Area, Saddar, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, DHA, Korangi Industrial Area, Garden, Model Colony and Saudabad. Neighbouring areas of the city such as Gharo also experienced rain, according to the meteorological department.
Between 2pm to 3pm, the horizon was covered with dark clouds. This is the first spell of the monsoon rains that has hit Karachi this summer.Due to heavy rain in the city major roads are having a traffic jam and the situation of service lanes is even worse.
People are being advised to avoid all the roads between Shahrah e Faisal to the airport as they are blocked.
Without further ado here’s what twitter has to say about this:
K-Electric has advised people to stay indoors.
Heavy rains and windy conditions expected from today in Karachi and surrounding areas. Please keep children indoors and ensure safety measures are followed.#staysafe #HumAapHain pic.twitter.com/ft6gSROHdQ
— KE (@KElectricPk) July 6, 2020
— Faisal Iqbal🇵🇰🏏فیصل اقبال (@FaisalIqbalCric) July 6, 2020
— Faizan Lakhani (@faizanlakhani) July 6, 2020
Stay safe and stay indoors everyone, it’s getting dangerous.
— SherY (@SherySyed2) July 6, 2020
Massive respect for the traffic police officers.
— Muhammad Junaid (@junaidmuhammadd) July 6, 2020
Even Shahid Afridi took his daughter out to enjoy the pleasant weather.
— Showbiz & News (@ShowbizAndNewz) July 6, 2020
Some people rejoiced the fact that the heat wave in Karachi was over.
— Adil Hussain (@adil_hu) July 6, 2020
— Maheen 💫 (@__mahiisays) July 6, 2020
— Bilal (@Tirmizeyy) July 6, 2020
— Ali. (@alirazalakho_) July 6, 2020
Despite the heavy rain, the meme games were still on point.
— Zuhaaa🇵🇰 (@_fromthisworld) July 6, 2020
— Karachi Walay (@kolachiwalay) July 6, 2020
— Aisha 🇵🇰💚 (@iayeszha) July 6, 2020
This one has to be the best!
#karachirain: barish ho aur light na jaye
— Shaharyar (@iamshehr) July 6, 2020
— Muhammad Abdullah (@mabdullhadi4) July 6, 2020
Last but not the least, here’s a beautiful view of dolmen mall and the beach.
— AK-47™© (@AK_Forty7) July 6, 2020