In pictures: Heavy rains hit Pakistan's Karachi

Downpours lash Pakistan, 8 dead

Floods in Karachi, Pakistan

The downpour in Pakistan's largest city, Karachi, has left at least eight people dead.

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Floods in Karachi, Pakistan

The heavy rainfall has disrupted life in the city--flooding streets with people in some areas struggling with waist-high water.

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Floods in Karachi, Pakistan

Wasim Akhtar, mayor of Karachi is working to rescue and rehabilitate those affected by the rains.

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Floods in Karachi, Pakistan

According to the country's weather forecast department, the rain is likely to continue for another three days in several parts of Sindh province. As a precautionary measure, the authorities have shut down all schools.

(Photograph:Reuters)

Floods in Karachi, Pakistan

A few days ago, a similar flood in the neighbouring India's Mumbai halted public transport and caused around 20 deaths.

(Photograph:Reuters)

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