Karachi and Hyderabad recieve 1st Monsoon rains

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The much-awaited Monsoon has arrived in Karachi and Hyderabad city finally. Light rain was reported in many areas of both cities on Tuesday evening.  However, soon after the drizzle, a number feeders of K-Electric tripped, causing power outages.

The areas facing power breakdowns include North Karachi, New Karachi, Orangi Town and Pahar Ganj, according to Express News.

The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) had on June 22 predicted an early onset of the monsoon season this year, saying its prediction was based on a set of parametres such as the depth of westerlies over the region, wind flow pattern, rainfall distribution and outgoing long-wave radiation.

The department had forecast that monsoon’s onset over the mainland was expected from June 27.

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