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More monsoon rains predicted in the country in coming days

Islamabad, July 13, 2017 (PPI-OT):Met-Office predicted widespread rains in southern parts of the country during Saturday to Tuesday. Spokesman of Met-Office informed that monsoon currents will start penetrating in Sindh from Saturday that will produce widespread rain/dust-thunderstorm with isolated moderate to heavy falls in Lower Sindh (Mirpur Khas, Hyderabad and Karachi divisions) from Saturday to Monday.

Rain/dust-thunderstorm with isolated heavy falls also expected at a number of places in Balochistan (Zhob, Sibbi, Naseerabad, Kalat and Makran divisions) from Sunday to Tuesday. Localized Heavy downpours may generate Urban Flooding and Flash Flooding in the vulnerable areas of Balochistan.

Spokesman further informed that present weather system in Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and Kashmir has weakened. However, more monsoon rains predicted in upper parts (Upper Punjab, KP, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir) of the country during Sunday and Wednesday. Moderate to Heavy falls may generate Land Sliding in the vulnerable areas of upper parts of the country. All concerned authorities are advised to remain ALERT during Sunday to Wednesday.

For more information, contact:
Pakistan Meteorological Department
Headquarter Office, Sector H-8/2,
Islamabad – Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9250360
Fax: +92-51-9250368
Email: pmd@pmd.gov.pk
Website: www.pmd.gov.pk

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