In its latest weather update, the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has predicted another spell on heavy monsoon rains in the country during the next 24-48 hours. According to the details, the monsoon currents are penetrating in the country and they are likely to further strengthen from the weekend.
According to the weather update, there are chances of Rain-wind/thundershower in Islamabad, Kashmir, Swat, Mansehra, Kohistan, Abbottabad, Haripur, Peshawar, Mardan, Swabi, Nowshera, Rawalpindi, Murree, Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum, Sargodha, Hafizabad, M. B Din, Sialkot, Narowal, Mianwali, Bhakkar, Lahore, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Sheikhupura, Faisalabad, Jhang, T.T Singh, Okara from 5th July (night) to 7th July (morning).
Furthermore, PMD says that heavy falls are also expected in Kashmir, Peshawar, Mardan, Kurram, Dir, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Islamabad, Potohar region, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Hafizabad, Lahore, Faisalabad and Sargodha on 5th (night) and 6th July.
Rain-wind/thundershower (with isolated heavy falls) is expected in Zhob, Ziarat, Barkhan, Loralai, Kohlu, Quetta, Kalat, Khuzdar, Lasbella, Naseer Abad, Sibbi, Panjgur, Turbat, Pasni, Gwadar, Ormara, Kech, Awaran, Kharan, Mirpurkhas, Dadu, Karachi, Thatta and Badin from 5th (night) to 7th July.
- Heavy falls may generate urban flooding in Rawalpindi/Islamabad, Faisalabad, Lahore, Gujranwala and Sialkot on 5th (night) and 6th July.
- Flash flooding is also expected in local Nullahs of Islamabad/Rawalpindi, Kashmir, Khuzdar, Lasbella, Naseer Abad, Gwadar, Awaran, Barkhan, Bolan and Kohlu during the forecast period.
- Rainfall may trigger landslides in Kashmir, Galiyat, Murree, Chillas, Diamar, Gilgit, Hunza, Astore, and Skardu.
- Travelers and tourists are advised to remain extra cautious during the forecast period.
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