There was heavy to moderate rain in certain sections of Karachi, and the Met Office expects that rain would fall in the evening in the suburbs of the city.

Reports indicate that Gulshan-e-Hadeed, Saddar, Bin Qasim, Razzaqabad, Superhighway, Nooriabad, Kathore, Malir, Landhi, Korangi, Gulsitan-e-Jauhar, the region near Karachi Airport, and other locations had heavy rains and strong winds.

According to the day's forecast from Chief Meteorologist Sardar Sarfraz, the weather will continue to be hot and humid, with potential highs of 37C.

The recent rainstorm, he warned, will only linger until Tuesday. "The temperature will also stay high tomorrow and there are chances of light to moderate rain in suburb parts of the city in nighttime hours," he said.

Sardar Sarfaraz said that the sea wind would begin to blow starting on September 15 and that the city's high temperature may begin to drop after the next three days. However, the Met Office stated that there are minimal odds of significant rainfall in the province's flood-affected districts.

According to a recent report, the current monsoon has surpassed all rainfall records for the city kept by the met department since 1932.

In July 1967, 53 years ago, the city received 429 mm of rain in a single month. The city already broke its previous record for rainfall in August 2020 with 442 mm.

As of now, 566 mm of rain have been recorded in the city, which is on the verge of breaking the previous record of 713 mm set in 1967 over the full monsoon term.

When met authorities measured 345 mm of rain at Faisal Base three days ago, they broke the previous record of 298 mm set at the same location in 1984 for the most rain in a month in the city.

According to the met data, the current rainstorm surpassed the 42-year-old record set in August 1979 in three locations in the city, with the airport region getting more than 262 mm of rain.

Masroor Base also broke the previous record for the greatest rain in the area set in August 2007 with over 272 mm of rainfall in August.


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