CAA issues alert as heavy rainfall predicted in Karachi from Aug 9-12
KARACHI: Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has issued an alert today (August 9) in Karachi regarding stormy rains and also made airlines aware of the weather conditions.
CAA has issued a directive to the Department of Fire and Airside to stay alert to deal with the emergency. The CAA has issued orders to keep the airport and its surroundings clean on priority basis. The captains have also been cautioned at the landing due to the possibility of slipping on the runway.
Meanwhile, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah told journalists that 150mm of rainfall has been predicted in Karachi. “I assure that all organizations will be in the field and will minimize the inconvenience for the public”, he added.
Murad Ali Shah claimed that they are well prepared to deal with heavy rains. “The administration will do well this time by learning lessons from the previous rains”, he added. Eid holidays of the staff have been canceled keeping the monsoon spell in mind.