Addressing a media briefing in Islamabad, he stated that six days of August are vital for Karachi as there’s a prediction of rainfall within the metropolis from 7 to 9 August after which a weak system would stay within the metropolis, which might trigger little drizzle now and again within the metropolis until August 15.
There are fewer probabilities of rainfall within the metropolis after that, stated the NDMA chairman.
He stated that 83 mm rain was recorded in Karachi throughout one hour in a day beforehand after which the Prime Minister directed him to succeed in town to hold out aid actions.
The water was, nonetheless, drained out once I reached Karachi, Muhammad Afzal stated.
“Karachi issues could only be solved after realizing the issues faced by the city,” he stated and added that 20,000 tonnes of rubbish was generated within the metropolis however there isn’t any mechanism to dispose-off.
He stated that NDMA is being tasked to clear encroached nullahs within the metropolis and requested the federal and the provincial authorities to take a seat collectively to resolve town’s long-standing points as non permanent measures would solely subside them moderately than fixing them completely.
Lieutenant Common Muhammad Afzal stated that the NDMA has launched the cleanliness drive within the metropolis and would take measures to attenuate the results from rainfall as in comparison with the previous.