KARACHI - Karachi Electric Supply Company has failed to maintain power supply in various localities of the metropolis as the first downpour hit the City on Wednesday.According to details, more than 80 feeders out of 1300 were tripped during the rain and plunged the city into darkness.As many as 89 feeders were tripped due to downpour in various areas of the city, suspending power supply to Federal B Area, North Naziamabad, Abul Hassan Isphahani Road, Malir Cantt, Maymar, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, New Karachi, Surjani, Landhi, Korangi, Malir and other various areas of the metropolis.Power supply to different areas of the city was also interrupted because of minor faults occurred as soon as the rain started. KESC spokesman said that 80 out of 1300 feeders were tripped due to showers, which affected only 6 percent areas of the city. Due to tripping, citizens faced huge problems as City plunged into darkness.It is worth mentioning here that despite the claims of the KESC ahead of the resumption of power supply, various localities of the city remain without the electricity. Operational staff of the KESC also avoids responding to complaints which resulting repairing of the faults yet to be handled in various city areas.  A resident of Soldier Bazaar, Faheem Ahmed told The Nation loadshedding started from 2pm and yet not resumed till 8pm. Rainwater choked the streets of several areas due to which KESC operational staff were reluctant to fix the problem.Similarly, a resident of Surjani Town Qamar Ali said that in the area they were facing unannounced loadshedding throughout the rainy day as the rains begin. He claimed that he tried several times to contact the KESC complaint centre but did not get any response.Despite, the KESC claimed that all tripped feeders have been restored after which power supply to the affected areas was resumed while many areas were remain without electricity because of minor problems occurred due to rain.Meanwhile, Karachiites enjoyed a pleasant time in a long-awaited downpour in the City on Wednesday.The rain lashed major parts of city including Malir, Model Colony, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Shah Faisal Colony, Shara-e-Faisal, Sadar, I.I. Chundrigar Road, Dalmia, Clifton, Federal B Area, and others.People came out of their houses to enjoy pleasant weather conditions after the rainfall. Sea sides including Sea View, Clifton Beach, Nilam Point, Sands pit, Hawksbay, Major parks and picnic spots attracted a large number of people, including women and children. A huge rush was witnessed at Ibne Qasim Park, Safari Park, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Park, Zoo and other picnic points of the metropolis. A large number of people including women and children also moved to Hub Dam for fishing. Not only youth, but elderly people were also seen taking bath in the Dam. The rain caused considerable decrease in the mercury level and humidity providing much-needed relief to the people. The City received rainfall of varying intensities at scattered places. Some localities received downpour, submerging roads and streets into knee-deep water while others received light rain.Heavy rains brought the routine life to a standstill as the rainwater inundated roads. In several localities, roads and streets were presenting pictures of lakes and ponds. KMC failed to fulfil the tall claims ahead of the preparedness for the rainy season.  Resultantly, massive traffic jams were witnessed on key roads of the metropolis including M.A Jinnah Road, I.I Chundrigar Road Rashid Minhas Road, Shar-e-Pakistan, Shar-e-Faisal, Defence, Korangi, Malir. It is pertinent to mention here that traffic police and city wardens disappeared at the time when their presence was essential to facilitate the people of Karachi.According to the MET department highest spell of rain was recorded 35 mm and the rains are will continue next three days.