(Web Desk) – Nation Weather Forecasting Centre of the Pakistan Meteorological Department has issued an alert and warned authorities about the expected rain during the next two days. There will be thundershowers in various cities of upper Punjab, lower Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Eastern Balochistan and Kashmir in the next 48 hours.
It was earlier told the pre-monsoon season had commenced from this week. Met Office said the monsoon incursion is expected to increase from Wednesday which is also the third day of Eid-ul-Fitr. “A westerly wave in the meantime is expected to grip upper parts of the country,” it added.
The detailed forecast for nationwide weather during the next two days is given as follows:
- Rain/thundershowers with isolated heavy falls expected at a number of places in Islamabad, Upper Punjab (Rawalpindi, Sargodha, Gujranwala, Lahore and Faislabad divisions), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Lower Sindh (Hyderabad, Karachi, Mirpurkhas, Shaheed Benazirabad divisions) & Kashmirduring next 48 hours.
- Rain/thundershowers with isolated heavy falls expected at scattered places of southern Punjab (Sahiwal, Multan, Bahawalpur, D.G.Khan divisions), upper Sindh (Larkana and Sukkar divisions), Eastern Balochistan (Zhob, Sibbi, Naseerabad & Kalat divisions) and Gilgit-Baltistan (G.B) during the period.
- The heavy falls may generate flash floods in the vulnerable areas particularly in Barsati Nullahs of KP, Pothohar region, Gujranwala, DG Khan Divisions and Kashmir during the period.
- Due to intermittent rains, there is risk of landslides in hilly areas of upper KP (Malakand, Hazara divisions), G.B and Kashmir.
Relevant information has been taken from the PMD website.