Met office predicts widespread rains in various areas from Wednesday to Friday

Komal FatimaWeb Editor

18th Aug, 2020. 10:52 am
Rain-wind-thunderstorm in upper areas

Met office informed that strong monsoon currents likely to penetrate from Wednesday that will produce widespread rains in the country during next three to four days such as:

  • Fairly Widespread rain-thundershower expected in Islamabad, Upper Punjab (Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Sargodha, Mianwali, Faisalabad, Sahiwal), Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa (Chitral, Dir, Swat, Kohistan, Shangla, Abbottabad, Peshawar, Mardan, Charsadda, Kohat) and Kashmir during Wednesday to Friday.
  • Heavy to very heavy falls are expected in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Sargodha, Abbottabad, Charsadda, Mardan, Peshawar, Nowshera and Kashmir.
  • Scattered rain-thundershowers are expected in Bhakkar, Layyah, Multan, D. G Khan, Bahawalpur, Waziristan, Bannu, D. I Khan, Zhob, Musakhel and Barkhan during the period.

Drizzling occurred in various parts of Karachi last night and today’s morning. Light rain turned weather pleasant on Tuesday.

Past 24 hour weather:

Hot and humid weather prevailed over most parts of the country. However, rain-thundershowers occurred in upper Punjab, Kashmir, Sindh and Upper Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa.Rainfall (mm):- Punjab: jhelum 48, Islamabad (Saidpur 45, Airport 32, Bokra, Golra 32, Zero Point 14), Mangla 43, Rawalpindi (Shamsabad 32, Chaklala 12), Murree 28, M. B. Din 26, Sialkot (city 15, Airport 09), Gujrat 08, Kashmir: Muzaffarabad (Airport 34), kotli 15, Garhidupatta 10, Sindh: Chhor 38, Badin 21, Mithi 06, Chacharo 03, IslamKot, Diplo 02, Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa: Dir (Lower 29, Kakul 25, Balakot 09, Pattan 03, Saidu Sharif, Takht Bai 02.

Yesterday’s Highest Maximum Temperature’s (°C):Nokkundi 46°C, Dalbandin, Sibbi, Chillas and Dadu 45°C.

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