Islamabad, August 13, 2013 (PPI-OT): Met Office predicted widespread rains in the country with heavy at times very heavy falls at a number of places in Islamabad, Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Eastern Balochistan and Kashmir on Wednesday and Thursday. Scattered rain-thundershower with isolated heavy falls is also predicted in Sindh during the period. Heavy rains would generate Urban and Flash Flooding in the vulnerable areas of the country.
High Risk of Flash Flooding
Met Office warns about High Risk of Flash Flooding in the local streams, Barsati Nullahs of Rawalpindi, Sargodha, Gujranwala, Lahore, Peshawar, Hazara, Mardan, D.G.Khan, D.I khan, Zhob, Sibbi, Naseerabad, Kalat divisions and Kashmir on Wednesday and Thursday. All concerned authorities are advised to remain HIGH ALERT on Wednesday and Thursday.
For more information, contact:
Pakistan Meteorological Department
Sector H-8/2, Islamabad- Pakistan
Tel: +9251 925 0360 -1
Fax: +9251 925 0368