Karachi on Friday witnessed immense hardships when heavy rain hit the port city leaving several low-lying areas submerged, creating a massive traffic jam and power outages.
Pakistani superstar Mehwish Hayat, who regularly draws authorities’ attention towards civic issues, took to Twitter and expressed her anger over the situation in Karachi after the current spell of rain.
She said, “We get some Karachi rain & the 7th largest city in the world grinds to a halt. Roads flood, Cars drown, people get electrocuted, power outages.”
The Load Wedding actress urged the Sindh government, DHA and Cantt board for action saying “SINDH Govt, DHA, Cantt Board… pls make your act together & resolve this now!”
She further said, “We generate the most revenue in the country we deserve better!”
According to a report by The News, about half of the Karachi’s roads and localities were flooded with sewage-mixed rainwater, several of the low-lying areas were reduced to pools of water as the choked storm-water drains and nullahs overflowed after rainfall on Friday afternoon.
Thousands of vehicles were stuck on major thoroughfares as the road was inundated with rainwater.