Wide­spread rain, dust thun­der, show­ers ex­pected

Pakistan Observer - - NATIONAL -

ISLAMABAD—Wide­spread rain/dust thun­der­shower with iso­lated high falls, ac­com­pa­nied with strong gusty winds, are ex­pected in ICT, up­per and south­ern Pun­jab, Khaber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh, Balochis­tan Gil­git-Baltistan and FATA dur­ing next 24 hours.

Met Of­fice re­ported that 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.

All con­cerned au­thor­i­ties are ad­vised to re­main alert dur­ing the com­ing week be­cause there is high prob­a­bil­ity of iso­lated heavy down­pours which may gen­er­ate flash flood­ing in hilly ter­rain and ur­ban flood­ing in big cities, an of­fi­cial of Met of­fice told APP.

Rain­fall is ex­pected in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Gu­jran­wala, La­hore, Sar­godha, Faisal­abad, Sahi­wal, Bahawalpur, Multan, D.G Khan, Hazara, Peshawar, Ko­hat di­vi­sions, Kash­mir, Kalat, Makran ,Sibbi, Nasir­abad di­vi­sions whereas scat­tered Rain/ Dust-thun­der­show­ers with strong gusty winds ex­pected in Mir­purkhas, Hyderabad, Karachi, Sukkar , Larkana, Quetta, Zhob while at iso­lated places in Malakand, Bannu, D.I Khan di­vi­sions and FATA.

Low pres­sure lies over cen­tral Balochis­tan and its ad­join­ing ar­eas. Weak moist cur­rents from Ara­bian sea are pen­e­trat­ing north­east­ern parts of Balochis­tan and its ad­join­ing ar­eas. A shal­low west­erly wave is also present over up­per western parts of the coun­try.

In last 24 hours weather re­mained hot and dry in most parts of the coun­try. How­ever, rain-thun­der­storm oc­curred at iso­lated places in Gu­jran­wala, Malakand, Hazara, Rawalpindi, Peshawar, Ko­hat, Kalat di­vi­sions and Kash­mir. Rain­fall recorded dur­ing this time span re­mained Balakot 10mm, Chi­rat 05mm, Dir, Malam­jabba 03mm, Khuz­dar 01mm, Rawalakot 21mm, Kotli 04mm, Mandiba­haud­din 12mm, Mur­ree 02mm, Mangla 01mm and Mithi 09mm.

Max­i­mum tem­per­a­tures recorded on Sun­day were Bhakkar 47øC, Dadu 46øC, Tur­bat, Sibbi, Ja­cob­a­bad, Okara, Ba­hawal­na­gar, Kot Addu and Noor­purThal 45øC, Islamabad 41øC, La­hore 41øC, Karachi 38øC, Peshawar 42øC, Quetta 38øC, Gil­git 37øC, Chi­tral 34øC, Hunza 28øC, Muzaf­farabad 39øC, Mur­ree 27øC, Skardu 33øC, Faisal­abad 44øC, Multan 44øC, Hyderabad 40øC, Dir 32øC and Kalat 29øC.—APP

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