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In pictures: Karachi rain chaos

Man looks at empty fishing boats in the city of Karachi

Thousands of people have been evacuated from Pakistan's Arabian coast amid warnings of a strong cyclone.

Police move tourists away from the sea in Karachi

Families and fishermen were warned away from the sea off Karachi, although forecasts suggested the cyclone would not directly strike the port city.

A boy at a displaced persons' camp on the outskirts of Karachi

Relief camps have been set up in Karachi following severe storms at the weekend.

Pakistanis walking in the rain as they on a flooded street in Karachi

Heavy rain lashed Karachi, causing widespread devastation (Warning: You may find next picture disturbing).

Pakistani workers of Edhi Foundation stand beside the dead bodies of the victims of Saturday's heavy rains and thunderstorms, at a morgue in Karachi

More than 200 people were killed in the city - many in weather-related accidents.

Wreckage after an advertising board fell.

The ferocity of the storm was unprecedented in recent memory.

Local residents stand beside an electric pole fallen over a building caused by Saturdays heavy rains and thunderstorms in Ghadab area outskirt of Karachi,

Some of those who died were electrocuted as power lines fell onto flooded streets.

Local residents collect their belongings from a damaged hut, collapsed in Saturdays heavy rains and thunderstorms in Ghadab area outskirt of Karachi

In the aftermath of the storm, people began to try to salvage their belongings, but many had little left after their flimsy homes were destroyed.






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