The third monsoon spell began Thursday in Karachi after heavy rain with strong winds started in multiple areas of the city. In North Karachi, cars were stuck on the inundated roads and shops flooded with sewage when nullahs overflowed.
Showers were recorded in Shah Faisal Town, Malir, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, North Karachi, Shah Town, Shah Latif Town, Superhighway, Gadap, Gulshan-e-Hadeed, Malir, Airport, Satellite Town, Landhi, Saadi Town, Model Colony, Bahria Town and surrounding areas.
The Met Department said moderate to heavy showers with lightning and strong winds are forecast in Karachi and neighbouring cities from September 23 to 25.
Nagan Chowrangi flooded
Rain has wreaked havoc in the northern neighbourhoods of Karachi.
The Nagan Chowrangi area has been flooded again. Dozens of cars were stuck on the flooded roads. The situation deteriorated after Shadman Town Nullah overflowed. Other drains also spilled flooding shops with sewage, SAMAA TV reported.
AC New Karachi is at Nagan Chawrangi, traffic is stuck there. We are trying to get the water level down, it shall take an hour or so to get things under control.— Deputy Commissioner Karachi Central (@DCKhiCentral) September 23, 2021
The road leading from the 4K Chowrangi to the Two Minutes Chowrangi has also been inundated.
Several motorists have parked their cars at the Sakhi Hassan flyover to avoid the submerged roads. They would move only after the water is cleared, the TV said.
There is water everywhere from the Sakhi Hassan to Nagan Chowrangi.