Rainwater enters Jinnah Hospital’s Gynae ward in Karachi

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KARACHI: Jinnah Hospital’s Gynaecological ward is affected by rainwater after heavy showers in the port city, ARY News reported on Sunday.

Routine life in Karachi is badly disrupted after heavy showers on Saturday evening. Scheduled operations are feard to be delayed due to machinery fault after rainwater damage.

Meanwhile, the electricity in several wards including the ICU is reportedly disconnected after a short circuit in the ICU.

The administration of the Jinnah Hospital failed to save machinery of millions of rupees after heavy rainfall.

Read more: Karachi submerged after heavy rainfall

As per the data from the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), PAF Faisal Base received the highest amount of rainfall recorded at 75 millimetres, followed by Malir (64mm), Surjani Town (63.8mm), Keamari (55mm), Quaidabad (52mm), old airport area (51mm), Gulshan-i-Hadeed (50mm), PAF Masroor Base (47.2mm), Jinnah Terminal (42mm), Saadi Town (37.6mm), North Karachi (33.6mm), University Road (30mm), Gulshan-i-Maymar (23.8mm), Nazimabad (23.5mm), Korangi (15mm) with trace rainfall in Orangi Town and DHA.

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