KARACHI: At least five people were killed and several others injured as an intense dust storm hit the metropolis Sunday night and continued Monday morning.
According to details, Incidents of wall and roof collapses have been reported in Korangi, Landhi, Malir, Lyari, PECHS, Peoples Chowrangi and Surjani Town.
Meanwhile, the imam of a mosque at the fish harbour was injured as the mosque’s makeshift roof collapsed, sources informed.
Pakistan Meteorological Department has forecast rains along with dust and thunderstorm in the city for Monday (today).
The official said there was a likelihood of rains falling in Balochistan from Monday to Tuesday and at scattered places in Sindh’s Sukkur, Larkana, Shaheed Benazirbad, Hyderabad and Karachi divisions on Monday and Tuesday.