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PMD forecasts heavy snowfall, rain in Quetta today


Arhama AltafWeb Editor

05th Jan, 2020. 10:59 am
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Snowfall Quetta

Pakistan Meteorological Department has forecast heavy rain and snowfall in northern parts of Balochistan including Quetta on Sunday and Monday.

Met office in an alert predicted rain and snowfall in Quetta, Mastung, Ziarat, Qila Abdullah, and Pashin on both days.

Heavy snowfall, average 02 feet, in Quetta, Ziarat, Qila Abdullah and Pashin districts may disrupt normal life and transportations in these areas.

Heavy rain may generate flash flooding in local nullahs in Quetta, Harnai, Chaghi, Sibbi, and Bolan districts of the province.

Quetta Metropolitan Corporation has directed the employees to ensure their presence during the wet spell.

The authorities have imposed a ban on visiting the sites of dams and other picnic places during the rainy weather spell.

Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) has also issued a circular to concerned district administrations to take precautionary measures to meet any contingency.

Karachi expects to receive light rainfall between Monday night and Tuesday morning, the met office said its forecast.

A westerly wave will enter in Balochistan from Iran today bringing a new spell of rainfall in the country.

Rain expected in Sindh’s districts of Dadu, Shaheed Benazirabad, Larkana, Sukkur, Jacobabad and Shikarpur on Monday.

While light rain is expected in Karachi on Monday night, according to the met office.

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