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#KarachiRain Trending After Cleanup, Hiccup

Before the recent cleanup of Karachi’s massive drainage system by military’s FWO, this videoclip of a rat sitting on top of a floating sandal had gone viral.

Rat on a floating sandal in Karachi


Today, #KarachiRain is trending again on social media, and it’s much better.

Still, there are hiccups. Experts say it’s not easy to handle things in one sweep. The city of 15m+ has a huge drainage system majorly clogged and mismanaged with encroachments and population growth making things not so easy for the country’s economic powerhouse administration.

A tweet from an Islamabad resident bemoans.


Still some meme tweets continue about Karachi rain…

This one memes…

Curated by Irshad Salim, Islamabad