Mon­soon rains likely from tomorrow

Pakistan Observer - - NATIONAL -

IS­LAM­ABAD —Chief Me­tre­ol­o­gist Muham­mad Riaz on Satur­day said on­set of mon­soon is very likely in the country dur­ing up-com- ing week. Talk­ing to pri­vate news channel, he said that mon­soon rains to en­ter Pak­istan from the up­per parts of the country such as Kash­mir, up­per Pun­jab and then ex­pand through Khy­ber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA.

“Mon­soon rains are likely to start from up­per parts of the country that will spread to­wards cen­tral and south­ern parts of the country dur­ing the week,” he told. He said dur­ing first spell of mon­soon, wide-spread rains with iso­lated heavy thun­der­show­ers, ac­com­pa­nied by strong gusty winds are ex­pected in Is­lam­abad, Pun­jab, Khy­ber Pakhtunkhwa, FATA and Kash­mir.

“Scat­tered rains/dust­thun­der­show­ers are also ex­pected in Sindh and Balochis­tan dur­ing the com­ing week,” he added. To a ques­tion, he said many rain­spells would con­tinue till Eidul Fitr. The country would ex­pe­ri­ence heavy mon­soon rains, whose in­ten­sity would in­crease grad­u­ally.—APP

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