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New spell of rainfall with strong winds to enter in Pakistan


Komal FatimaWeb Editor

26th Feb, 2020. 09:34 am
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PMD predicts more rains with thunderstorms in coming days

Pakistan Meteorological Department predicts heavy rainfall with strong winds in most cities of the country.

Weather condition may influence Pakistan Super League matches scheduled in Rawalpindi on Friday and Saturday.

Western winds are likely to enter on Thursday evening. Rainfall will occur in Chitral, Sawat, Der, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Charsada, Swabi, Mardan, and Kohat.

In addition to this, areas including Bannu, D.I. Khan will experience hailstorm.

Apart from that, PMD also forecasts rainfall with strong winds in areas including Miranwali, Khushab, Faisalabad, Toba Tek Singh, Jhang, Sahiwal, Sheikhupura, Gujranwala, Mandi Bahauddin.

Furthermore, PMD predicts heavy rainfall on Friday in D.G. Khan, Multan, Bahawalpur, and Bahawalnagar.

On the other hand, Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan will receive snowfall.

Weather will remain dry in most parts of Sindh from Thursday to Saturday, but areas including Sukkur, Jackobabad and Larkana will experience strong winds.

Sandstorm with strong winds in Canary Islands disturbs tourism

Sandstorm from the Sahara blanketed Spain’s Canary Islands. Sandstorm has affected tourism in the region.

Spain’s airport operator Aena has canceled and suspended all the flights flying to and from Islands on 23rd February.

Aena has diverted the flights as well due to poor visibility. But Aena has restarted the flight operations on Sunday night except for Tenerife South.

The regional government had issued a state of alert on Saturday. Authorities have also advised people to stay indoors and close windows.

Winds of over 120km/h could cover the canaries until Monday, according to Spain’s national weather service.

Strong winds have covered the islands with dense clouds of sands from Saharan desert which is around 500km across the Atlantic Ocean.

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