Wait! We believe we are overreacting by saying that Karachi has drowned because as the Chairperson of the ruling party in Sindh, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has said, “Jab barish ata hai tou paani ata hai, jab zyada barish ata hai tou zyada paani ata hai.” The logic is simply illogical but yes, this is, what it is!
This Sunday was not like an ordinary day. The weather forecast clearly stated that Karachi would see the third spell of monsoon rain this week with heavy rainfall.
However, the provincial government conveniently chose to dismiss what they were told on the news. They decided to continue with their plans. We mean no plans! And rest became another day in the history of’‘lawaris’ Karachi.
After almost two hours of thunder and heavy rain, it is water everywhere in the city.
Venice is Karachi?
Roads were inundated with rainwater. People remained stressed with the massive traffic jam and the rising flood of dirty stagnant water.
According to Dawn, at least five people, including two children, have died in rain-related incidents today. The third monsoon spell of the season wreaked havoc in Karachi. Images and videos are circulating on social media with roads and low-lying parts of the city flooding and submerging roads.
Many still could not make it to their destinations.
#karachirain #Karachi #PPP #PPPfraud #pppgovtdestroyedkhi @BBhuttoZardari a disgrace of a #paperchairman look at your performance in #sindh & you think you can run a country, same excuses since last 30 years. Apple doesn't fall far from the zardari tree #Pakistan @ImranKhanPTI pic.twitter.com/z5zb68T4l2
— Yousaf Rizvi (@Yousafrizvi) July 26, 2020
This is shocking. OMG!
Shocking video of people swept away in rain water on NIPA flyover:#karachirain #KarachiRains #KarachiWeather #karachi #monsoon #thunderstorm pic.twitter.com/RdYb1Y8rG1
— Ahsan Raza (@S_AhsanRaza) July 26, 2020
Karachiites just do not know where they should go to question? Or, who is actually responsible to give them relief as citizens of Sindh.
An orphan city…..sad….MET department had already predicted weeks ago that we will have 20% more rains this monsoon. But no one cares. 💔💔💔 https://t.co/ndv2Odgysc
— Fakhr-e-Alam (@falamb3) July 26, 2020
IAM in live liaqatabad Central,#Karachi,pure gater ka Pani Jo masjid k samne se guzar Raha he ,nadi ka gandha ,,, black water ,,#karachirain pic.twitter.com/939kpFhEpO
— Arif Hameed (@iarifhameed) July 26, 2020
Some more bizarre scenes from Karachi’s Nagan Chowrangi.
The condition of Nagan Chowrangi Karachi after today's rain.
If anyone can find the fake documented chairman of Pee Pee Pee then show this video and offer to drown in Nagan Chowrangi.#karachirain pic.twitter.com/cQTQFX3rve
— Ammad Hafeez (@AmmadHafeezz) July 26, 2020
Complacency at its best ! #karachiites Inaugurals of Nalla cleaning, football ground, park restoration, garbage removal, road repairs ✌🏼🎉 #Karachi the corporate hub and lifeline of Pakistan 🇵🇰 #karachirain 🌧 pic.twitter.com/IHubgu1XsB
— Erum Lakhani (@ErumAsaad) July 26, 2020
Venice or Karachi? Get your boats out!
Welcome to Venice. #karachirain https://t.co/FuPEKb8F4H
— habib baqar (@habibbaqar) July 26, 2020
However, police and traffic police were as usual keen to help the people of Karachi.
Salute to @sindhpolicedmc for helping citizens during today's #karachirain #KarachiRains pic.twitter.com/Bq1eoe26ni
— Mubashir Zaidi (@Xadeejournalist) July 26, 2020
Meanwhile, Senator Saeed Ghani, ‘All is well.’
Shahra e Qauideen at 6-40pm pic.twitter.com/5dlLxxRZTD
— Senator Saeed Ghani (@SaeedGhani1) July 26, 2020
The city almost collapsed last time when heavy rain hit Karachi in a decade. The rain was coming this time again, but the provincial government did nothing. It is always the grace of the people of this city that they even always enjoy and welcome the rain after along heat spells, come what may.
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