The third round of rain Monday created havoc in Karachi as most areas in the city’s northern areas remained drown with rainwater, causing lot of residents to suffer due to high flooding, prolonged power outages, and traffic jams.
Heavy rainfall in Nazimabad, North Nazimabad, Ayesha Manzil, Baldia, Power House Chowrangi, Orangi Town and Haideri resulted in flooding of roads and streets.
in spite of an earlier prediction of the monsoon third round by the Metrological Department, the government and officials failed badly to plan the arrangements to cope with the long-sought problem of city flooding in the urban area.
As soon as it started raining, many roads in Gulshan-e-Iqbal and Gulistan-e-Jauhar were affected. Traffic jams started due to drown cars on both sides of the Safari Park.
Regarding this issue, the Central District Chairman Rehan Hashmi said that the urban flooding situation in the city would not resolved till the rain stops. Nevertheless, he said that the DMC central district has done his best to tackle from flooding situation in city.