Monsoon rains likely from tomorrow
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