The Government of Sindh has announced a public holiday in Karachi and Hyderabad today (August 18, Thursday) due to heavy rainfall.

The decision has been taken amid heavy rainfall in most parts of the province.

The Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK) has also rescheduled its annual exams for August 18.


In its latest forecast on torrential monsoon rains and urban flooding in Sindh and Balochistan, the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) advised authorities to remain on high alert.