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Karachi rains: PM assures Sindh CM of providing all possible aid

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday in a message to the Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said that the federal government would provide all possible support to the provincial government in this difficult situation. 

The prime minister also directed the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to fully assist the provincial governments and the departments concerned.

He said the protection of the properties and lives of the people in the low-lying areas should be ensured.

The prime minister also desired that the elected representatives should supervise the rescue and relief activities launched by the relevant departments.

Read more: Karachi reels from rain fury as Met Office predicts more showers

Parts of Karachi on Sunday have received light to heavy rains with more downpours expected over the next three days. Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Sunday issued rain alert for Karachi saying that the monsoon spell will remain in the city until July 27.

The highest amount of rainfall received during the last 24 hours was in Quaidabad (4.5mm), followed by Saddar (4mm), Korangi (3mm), Gulshan-i-Hadeed (3mm), PAF Masroor base (2.4mm), Orangi Town (2mm), University Road (1.5mm), PAF Faisal base (1.5mm), Keamari (1.4mm), Jinnah Terminal (0.8mm), DHA Phase 2 (0.6mm), North Karachi (0.6mm) and old airport area (0.6mm), data from the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) showed.

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