Karachi rainfall destroys dilapidated infrastructure of the city

Karachi: The city’s dilapidated infrastructure has been destroyed due to torrential rains in Sher-e-Quaid.

According to details, rains in Karachi have ruined the appearance of the city, main highways are in a state of disrepair, water has accumulated in underpasses while drainage work from many highways and areas has not been completed yet.

Even two days after the end of the rains, the low-lying and suburban areas as well as the covered areas and their societies are under water. On the other hand, many roads in the city are in a state of disrepair.

According to reports, several feet of water is standing in Posh Societies, PECHS, Gulistan Zafar Society, Scheme 33, North Nazimabad, Defense, and Clifton. In Shujaat, Shahbaz, rainwater has not yet been drained by the administration. Roads in many areas are flooded and residential houses are cordoned off.

In Defense, Federal B Area, New Karachi, property was damaged due to water intrusion in houses, water in the basement of many houses and flats also damaged the vehicles of citizens, several areas were flooded despite 48 hours due to power outages.

Despite the passage of two days, due to non-drainage of water on the nursery, the full water in the mosque could not be drained. Dirty water has accumulated in various places in the commercial center tower and Saddar. Due to non-drainage of rain water, The road above has sunk, the road to Malir Halt has also collapsed, and there are huge potholes on the roads in Gulistan-e-Jauhar and Gulshan-e-Iqbal.

Bad roads in Bada Board, North Nazimabad, Manghopir, Orangi Town, Baldia Town, Sher Shah, Kemari, Landhi Korangi have deteriorated further.

Meanwhile, the Sindh government has also regained consciousness after three days. The government has declared 20 districts across the province, including 6 districts of Karachi, as disaster-hit, 6 districts of Karachi, 9 districts of Hyderabad division and 3 districts of Mirpur Khas division.

By declaring 2 districts of Nawabshah division as disaster affected, the Deputy Commissioners of the districts have been directed to assess the damage caused by rains as soon as possible.

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