Rescue operations continue in Karachi after torrential rains


The relief and rescue operation in Karachi continues after the torrential rains the city received during the last two days.

Pakistan Army and Rangers are helping the local administration to drain the accumulated rain water from low lying areas while a number of areas have already been cleared of rain water.

Two teams of Pakistan Navy are evacuating the marooned peoples from different areas of the city and so far three hundred peoples have been evacuated and shifted to safer places through motorboats from New Golimar area of Karachi, according to reports.

Met Office said Karachi can receive low to moderate rain on Friday while from Saturday the weather is likely to remain partly cloudy with little chance of drizzling.

The monsoon system that brought torrential rains in Karachi has moved towards South-West in Balochistan.