Weather Update: Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has predicted hot weather in Sindh including the port city Karachi and the temperature to soar up to 40c from next week.
According to the PMD’s prediction, The extremely hot weather will start next week after heavy rainfall ends in different parts of the country. The plain areas of Sindh and Balochistan and south Punjab will witness high mercury from next week.
There are low chances of rainfall in April according to PMD.
Another westerly wave is expected to enter the western & upper parts of the country on 1st April & likely to persist over Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, upper Punjab, Islamabad, Kashmir & Gilgit Baltistan till 4th April.
Twin cities (Islamabad and Rawalpindi) witnessed an unusually cold night on 1st April the temperature was recorded at 13c at midnight and a dense fog covered Islamabad Expressway.
- Strong wind & Hailstorm may cause damage to loose infrastructure and standing crops (particularly wheat crop) in the country. Farmers should irrigate the crops keeping in view the PMD forecast.
- Heavy Rains may cause Flash Floods in Quetta, Chaman, Pishin, Barkhan, Musakhel, Jaffarabad, Kohlu, Zhob, Loralai & Hill torrents of D.G Khan on 28th (night) and 29th March while in Dir, Swat, Kohistan, Nowshera, Mardan, Waziristan, Bajur, Islamabad/Rawalpindi and Kashmir and Urban flooding in Peshawar, Islamabad/Rawalpindi & Lahore from 29th to 31st March.
- Landslides may occur in hilly areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan, Kashmir, Murree and Galliyat during the forecast period.
- Day temperatures are likely to fall significantly during the spell.
- Tourists are advised to remain more cautious during the forecast period.
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