KARACHI - At least 15 persons were killed and more than 50 others injured in various rain related incidents in the metropolis on Saturday, as continuous downpour submerged many areas, especially slums and shantytowns. According to the Met Office, over 100 mm of rain has been recorded till filing of this report while around 90 per cent of the area is without electricity. According to police, three members of a family lost their lives as the roof of their house collapsed during the heavy downpour near Mufti Mehmood Chowk in Baldia Town. The victims included Rabia Khatoon (28) along with seven-year-old son Omar and four-year-old daughter Ayesha. 35-year-old Haseena, wife of Sher Khan, and her three-year-old daughter Zulekha died in Toori Bungash Colony when a portion of the roof collapsed. Their bodies were shifted to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital. Similarly, at Shah Wali Nagar and Azeemabad in Orangi Town, six-month-old Ali, son of Arshad and a woman, 35-year-old Hafeeza, wife of Mohammad Islam, died in different incidents of roof collapse. In another incident, Saeed Mohammad Jan, son of Rehman, was lost his life as the roof of his house caved in at Poultry Estate area, while 42-year-old Khaliq-uz-Zaman lost his life in a similar incident in Gulshan-e-Zia within the precincts of Pakistan Bazaar Police Station. Also in Orangi Town, the Bukhtiar (26) and Zahir Shah (50) also died of two different incidents of roof collapse, while 5-year-old Muhammad Asif drowned in gushing rain water at Abdur Rehman Goth in Hawks Bay. In Shah Beg Line, a KESC worker, Qalander Buksh (30) died due to electrocution while he was fixing the main electricity line in the locality. Another citizen, Mohammad Wali (17), resident of Chaman, was also electrocuted near Urdu University. Meanwhile, at least 11 people were injured when the wall of a house situated near Hamdard University collapsed in Manghopir. Another two citizens received injuries in Orangi Town along with 6 in SITE, 5 in Daud Goth, 3 at Shanti Nagar in Gulshan-e-Iqbal and 6 in Taiser Town in various incidents of roof and wall collapse. Many other persons sustained critical and minor injuries in various other parts of the City including Surjani Town, Soldier Bazaar, Ibrahim Hyderi, Machar Colony, Federal B Area, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Saddar Town, Musharraf Colony and Landhi. The injured persons have been shifted to different hospitals in the City. On the other hand, Sheedi Goth experienced severe flooding as nullahs overflowed due to continuous rain. The surging water blocked many main roads of in the provincial capital. Police have warned the people living around the Malir River to take precautionary measures as a four-feet high flood was expected to pass through the area on Sunday night. Setting aside the nuisance created due lack of town planning and civic amenities, the long awaited monsoon rains overwhelmed the scorching heat and the Karachiites enjoyed the moment. On Friday, various parts of the City had experienced drizzle and light rain. But the Saturday morning greeted the people with heavy rainfall. The daily life and business activities remained suspended through out the day, as the City infrastructure is unable to cope with even a light shower. Resultantly, traffic on the roads was thin than the usual. The weather pundits have forecasted more heavy showers in the next 24 hours in the metropolis and its vicinities. The spell of downpour across the province was still in progress till the filing of this report. According to the Met Department, 111 mm rain was recorded in Hyderabad, while 106 mm rain was measured in Mithi, 94 in Badin, 83 in Thar and Thatta received 44 mm of rain.