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More widespread rains predicted in the country from Friday to Monday (Morning)

Islamabad, February 26, 2019 (PPI-OT): Met office informed that a strong rain bearing system is likely to approach Balochistan on Thursday (night) and likely to grip southern parts of the country on Friday and may persist in upper parts till Monday (morning). Under the influence of this weather system:

Widespread rain-thunderstorm (with isolated heavy falls) associated with windstorm is expected in Balochistan from Thursday (night) to Sunday (Morning), while at scattered places in Sindh on Friday and Saturday.

Widespread rain-thunderstorm (with few moderate to isolated heavy falls and snowfall over the hills) with strong gusty winds also expected in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, Islamabad, Gilgit Baltistan and Kashmir from Friday (night) to Monday (morning).

Note: Heavy falls may cause flash flooding in local nullah/riverine of Balochistan and hill torrents of DG Khan from Friday (evening/night) to Saturday and trigger landslides in Malakand, Hazara, Gilgit Baltistan and Kashmir during Saturday and Sunday. All concerned authorities are advised to remain ALERT during the period.

For more information, contact:
National Weather Forecasting Centre (NWFC)
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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