The worst torrential rains and Karachi Bad Situation in the city of Quaid have wreaked havoc. Causing flooding in most areas and killing 18 people, including women and children.
According to Newsnupdate, torrential rains have wreaked havoc in karachi Bad situation. The death toll from lightning strikes, falling from roofs and drowning during the rainy season has risen to 13. Four children and three women were killed when a wall of a residential building collapsed in Gulistan-e-Jauhar. A young boy was killed when the wall of his house collapsed near Qasba Colony Kitty Hill.
According to reports from the area. A small mound of mud fell from an empty plot of four-walled neighborhood behind Saima Square in Gulshan-e-Iqbal. Block 10A, causing a 6 to 12 feet high and 100 feet long wall to collapse.
SHO Shara Faisal Sarwar Commando said
Four children and 2 women who were severely injured by being crushed. Under the rubble were rushed to the hospital for immediate medical aid with the help of Chhepa volunteers. But succumbed to their injuries gone. On being informed of the incident. Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah also visited and reviewed the relief operations. On the other hand. A 5-year-old child was killed when the wall of his house collapsed. Near Kitti Pahari in Peerabad Qasba Colony.
According to the data released by the Karachi Police Spokesperson for karachi Bad situation. 18-year-old Pawan Kumar was killed when a wall collapsed near Lake Park in Ferozeabad area. While a motorcyclist Faizan was killed when his bike slipped due to rain. The drowned body of 50-year-old Mubeen was found near the electric office of Jam Sadiq Bridge in Korangi. A woman named Rafia was killed when the roof of her house collapsed in Ibrahim Haideri area.
Heavy rains have completely disrupted life. Numerous roads and highways in the city are once again offering a view of the pond. Which is causing severe hardships to the people.
Rainfall statistics released
In the first phase of torrential rains. The rains continued for 3 consecutive hours. The highest rainfall of 223.5 mm was recorded at Faisal Base on Thursday, 193.1 mm in Surjani. 167 mm in Kemari. 166.6 mm in North Karachi. 159.1 mm in Nazimabad. 148.5 mm in PAF base Masroor. 136 in Saddar and 121 in Landhi. 148.5 mm rain was recorded at Masroor. 136 mm at Saddar. 121 mm at Landhi. 109.9 mm at Old Airhort. 104.2 mm at Jinnah Terminal. 101.7 mm at Saadi Town. 68.7 mm at University Road and 49 mm at Gulshan-e-Hadid.