Heavy Rain in Karachi Turned Metropolis Dark and Chilly Last Night


Heavy rain in Karachi lashed the metropolis late Sunday night, leaving large parts of the city plunged into darkness owing to a power outage.

Heavy rain in Karachi affected areas including Gulistan-e-Johar, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Saddar, Malir Cantt, Defence, Clifton, as well as neighborhoods in the vicinity of the Karachi airport and near Shahrah-e-Faisal, I.I. Chundrigar Road.

On the other hand, localities with no electricity comprised Gulistan-e-Johar, Model Colony, Saddar, North Karachi, and Orangi Town.

A spokesperson for K-Electric, the city’s sole power supplier, confirmed that there was a power breakdown in “few areas of Karachi due to rain”.

There is a “power outage on the PMTs [pad-mounted transformers] in Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Gulistan-e-Johar, North Karachi, Orangi Town, and Garden”, they said, adding that power would “resume soon the affected areas”.

“Our team is busy working to resume power in the affected areas.”


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