Met Office forecasts rain, risk of landslide in next 48 hours

Dunya News

Thundershowers will be experienced in Islamabad, upper regions of KP, FATA, Punjab, Kashmir and GB

(Web Desk) – National Weather Forecasting Centre of the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has predicted rain and risk of landslides in the next 48 hours. There will be scattered thundershowers in the federal capital, upper regions Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), Upper Punjab, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir.

There will be rain in Rawalpindi and Islamabad. Upper regions of KP including Malakand, Hazara, Mardan, Peshawar and Kohat divisions will experience heavy rainfall. Rawalpindi, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Lahore divisions and other areas of Upper Punjab will also have rains throughout Wednesday and Thursday. Sahiwal and Bahawalpur divisions will have thundershowers as well.

The Northern and hilly areas like Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan will have thundershowers. Also, there is risk of landslides in the country which is why the Met Office has issued a warning to the tourists.

PMD said due to intermittent rains, there will be risk of landslides in hilly areas of upper KP (Malakand, Hazara divisions), Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir in next two days (Wed/Thu). It added that all concerned authorities are advised to remain alert in next two days. There are chances of landslides in hilly areas during Wednesday and Thursday.