Following relentless rain, the Government of Sindh has declared a public holiday for tomorrow (Monday) in Hyderabad and Karachi.

The spokesman for the Sindh government, Murtaza Wahab, announced that the 25th of July will be a public holiday in the Karachi and Hyderabad Divisions after Sunday’s relentless rain continued to cause urban flooding and the suspension of power in many places. The private sector was also given the warning to keep its doors closed in a notification.

Sharjeel Inam Memon, the Sindh minister of information, also urged the private sector to close on Monday.

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The highest amount of rainfall during the previous 24 hours, according to local rainfall data released by the regional office of the PMD, was received in Quaidabad (4.5mm), followed by Saddar (4mm), Korangi (3mm), Gulshan-i-Hadeed (3mm), PAF Masroor base (2.4mm), Orangi Town (2mm), University Road (1.5mm), PAF Faisal base (1.5mm), Keamari (1.4mm), Jinnah Terminal (0.8mm), DHA (0.6mm).