Heavy rain with thunder and lightning inKarachi turning the weather chilly and plunging large swathes of the metropolis into darkness.
Areas that received heavy rainfall included Gulistan-e-Johar, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Saddar, Malir Cantt, Defence, Clifton, as well as neighbourhoods in the vicinity of the Karachi airport and near Shahrah-e-Faisal and I.I. Chundrigar Road.
Power outages hit Gulistan-e-Johar, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Model Colony, Saddar, North Karachi, Orangi Town, Defence, Garden, and other areas overnight.
Electricity was restored to most of the city by Monday morning, with K-Electric confirming power supply restoration in areas of Tariq Road, Numaish, Passport Office, FB area, Gulshan Chowrangi, Lucky Star and Mohammad Ali Society.
The unusual winter showers came as a pleasant surprise for the Karachiites, as the night sky was lit up with lightning flashes.