Just before and after the Cloudburst

It’s been beautiful weather all morning in Karachi. I got a chance to snap a few photographs immediately before and during the sudden cloudburst that took place at about 330pm today. Here are the sequential shots.

16 Comments so far

  1. fasee on August 30th, 2009 @ 6:21 pm

    I was on the outskirts, The rain came to me like the hoarders do to the phaticher.

    Meaning, It suddenly came out of no where, drenched me completly and moved forward to better opurtunities.

    It was refreshing to hear that door bell, proof dat lite was still there (still is )

    The drains were working awsome while I drove back….although had one almost leathal (van) and second not so leathal (11C) near miss wid my phatphati….trafic has become a mess since everyother phaticher owns a car who don’t know how to drive in rain…

  2. 7b0y on August 30th, 2009 @ 6:37 pm

    dHA ph.ll Ext

  3. بستنی (wasiq) on August 30th, 2009 @ 6:50 pm

    koi keh raha tha kay oley perd ay….yeah toh saaf dikh rahey hain….telescope hoti toh aur maza ata…..

  4. fasee on August 30th, 2009 @ 7:21 pm

    @ wasiq

    Can’t say, although they were hiting the screen damn fast n big, my humsuffers all said olay hain…fasee said no…olay meray khiyal me tu little ice pieces hotay hain…right..??….if so…then they wud have broken my screen no..?

  5. بستنی (wasiq) on August 30th, 2009 @ 7:39 pm

    its the summer/monsoon rain….winter hota toh yeahi Ice piece hotey…they were huge…app Aaj sunday ko car wash kay lian keun niklay thay…achcha han sunday ko police kam hoti hai…mobile snatching kay lian..kuch kaam bana..?

  6. fasee on August 30th, 2009 @ 8:50 pm

    @ wasiq

    Soo u mean every huge drops of water is an ola…whatever physical form it takes…??

    Sir kiya karoon…peelay sakoll ki taleem bus aisi hi hoti hai…

    Hmmm, now I know that phatphatiz threw loads of olaa at my car when then whiz pass me with lotsa of mixture of liquid ola n mud covered roads….

    Okay gota go..have to cover my fill of 8 glasses of liquid olas before sehri u know

  7. IUnknown (unregistered) on August 30th, 2009 @ 11:55 pm

    mashALLAH! A great spell of rain and more to come tomorrow. Its still drizzling as i write these comments. Yesterday was too hot. Chutti from office tomorrow.. Yuhoo!!!

    BTW, Pictures aint that good rgarib

  8. بستنی (wasiq) on August 31st, 2009 @ 1:15 am

    @fasee saab….sir this reminds me of the anecdote…the teachers of a school prepared the kids for inspection team…..in advance….and when they arrived and asked questions…the kids readily answered all questions except one…”who created everybody..?”…hum sub ko kis paida kiya hai..? nobody answered…the inspection team grew impatient…and asked a boy…he replied sir the one who is created by Allah is absent today…jis ko allah ney paida kiya hai woh aaj nahein aaya….(full stop)

    so you mean to say kay ouper khan balouch chainey sey ice thord ta hai toh oley perdh tey hain..hain na….mujhey pheley hee suspicion tha…abhi confirm ho giya….lol

  9. MB (unregistered) on August 31st, 2009 @ 3:12 pm

    Its coming again !!!

  10. mohammad (unregistered) on August 31st, 2009 @ 6:25 pm

    Fasee aur wasiq nay itna hasaya hai kay pait main dard ho gaya, Ap logon ko Allah salamat rakhey aur aisa hi sense of humour rahey, main london say likh raha hoon jahan barish hi nbarish hai laikin apney karachi ki bat hi aur hai, inshaalh next week will be in my beloved hometown!!Yeah!! Till then pls keep giving the news!!

  11. بستنی (wasiq) on September 1st, 2009 @ 4:58 am

    @mohammad saab….thanks sir you are the first person singular who think like that….anyways don’t forget to inform the guard as well he shuts down the barricades early and go to sleep after putting on a whistle alarm…..lol

    @fasee saab….sir hummara khuda ho na ho….macharoun (mosquitoes) ka khuda zaroor hai…..idhere pardosans bastey otha kay nikal rahee hain aur yeah banda london sey direct day dreaming karta idhere anney ki planning kar raha hai….lol
    Salaam hai london waloun ko aik karachi wala toh dhondh hee nikala naa…

  12. fasee on September 1st, 2009 @ 10:34 am

    @ muhamaad

    “Peet me dard ker diya”

    Sir its first time dat I have been accused from male specie of, giving them abdominal pain. Sinf-e-nazuk ka tu ye purana iljam hai…;)


    When governed by a syndicate full of clowns, hiss-e-mazah tu khud ajati hai.

    One of my countless ustaad-e-gair utaramz told me

    Halat-e-bebasi me ik nazuk mukaam wo bi ata hai ke insaan hansnaay ke ilawa kuch nai kerpata…result…..half of this nation is laughing and pulling there hair all the time…..rest are banging there heads on the wall

  13. cavalanche on September 28th, 2009 @ 2:14 pm

    Missing the time I had in the clouds you captured, Rabia. Very well done.

  14. بستنی (wasiq) on September 28th, 2009 @ 10:40 pm

    @cavalanche …..trying to clean bowled CIO in the first over…? bacha tu bahut aagay jai ga….welcome!

  15. cavalanche on September 29th, 2009 @ 5:30 pm

    Lol, thanks for the welcome, Wasiq.:) I really appreciate your gesture.
    Your other old and new mates never bothered doing so even.

    And by the way, who is this CIO?:)

  16. بستنی (wasiq) on September 29th, 2009 @ 8:34 pm

    @cavalanche….chotey chotey logon ki chotee chotee khawaishat……I can welcome you everyday if thats what you want…..things are not going to well these days at KMB….

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