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No One Appreciates Rain More Than A Karachiite!
Source: DunyaNews
Published: Jun 22, 2015

We wait all year round for monsoon season…

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Source: pakistanweatherportal.com

And when the first drop of rain hits the ground,

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Source: tardis.wikia.com

Light chali jati hai. :(

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Source: thenewstribe

But, it’s still a sight for sore eyes.

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Source: faisalkapadia.com

Everyone comes out to see it or peer through their windows.

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Source: Adeela Akmal

People heading to their offices…

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Source: urduwire.com

Or those in their offices, all spare a moment to savour the moment

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Children go out to play in puddles.

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Source: kingstoncityschools.org

Grown-ups try to reach their destinations without drowning.

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Source: Express/Mohammad Azeem

The roads resemble swimming pools.

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Source: PakWheels.com

But, the trees look greener.

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The flowers bloom a little more.

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Source: Adeela Akmal

And the masses rush to more water; at Sea View!

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Source: dailykarachinewsupdates2014

Unafraid of the storm!

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Source: Express/Irfan Ali

Then we go home to sit in our verandas, and celebrate the season with pakoray and chai.

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Source: Flickr

The excited youngsters are warned by the adults of the house not to shower in the first rain of the season.

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Source: Tumblr

But we do it anyway.

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Source: epakistannews.com

Because, the sound of the rain,

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The smell of the rain,

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Source: seecaileycolor.com

And the feel of it against your face,

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Is absolute love.

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Source: Pinterest

And no one appreciates it more than a Karachiite!