Met office warns of flash flooding due to heavy rainfall in Balochistan

Komal FatimaWeb Editor

08th Aug, 2020. 11:11 am
Met office warns of flash flooding due to heavy rainfall in Balochistan

Met office has issued red alert for Balochistan. It predicts that heavy rainfall may cause flash flooding in Balochistan on Saturday. 

According to the met office, heavy downpour may generate flash flooding in local nullahs of Balochistan today. All Concerned Authorities are advised to remain ALERT. Precautions should be taken in operating the local reservoirs/dams.

A strong monsoon low pressure area is present over Balochistan. Monsoon currents are also penetrating in upper parts of the country. Easterly is also affecting other parts of the country.

Daily weather update:

Rain wind-thunderstorm is expected in upper Punjab, upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Kashmir, Balochistan and Sindh on Saturday. while at a few places in south Punjab and Gilgit Baltistan. Heavy fall may also be expected in different districts of upper Punjab, upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan during the period.

Rain wind-thunderstorm is expected in upper Punjab, Islamabad, Gilgit Baltistan, Kashmir, upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and lower Balochistan on Sunday. Heavy fall may also be expected in Islamabad, Kashmir, upper Punjab, upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during the period.

Past 24 hour weather:

Rain/wind-thundershowers occurred in Sindh including Karachi, Balochistan, Kashmir, Islamabad and few districts of Punjab & Khyber Pakthunkhwa. Hot and very humid weather prevailed elsewhere in the country.

Rainfall(mm): Balochistan: Ormara 88, Sibbi 76, Pasni 62, Khuzdar 51, Lasbella 38, Ziarat 16, Gawadar 12, Kalat 07, Zhob, Panjgur 06, Turbut 05, Jiwani 04, Dalbandin 03, Sindh: Karachi (Masroor Base 69, Gulshan-e-Hadeed 60, Saddar 50, Faisal Base , Kemari 47, Nazimabad 45, MS old area Airport 41, Landhi 38, University road 36 ,Sarjani 35, Jinnah Terminal 29, North Karachi 24 ), Padidan 51, Larkana 47,Rohri 40, Mirpurkhas 37, Sukkur 30, Dadu 22, Jaccobabad 21, Nawab shah, Hyderabad 20, Chhor 16, Mohenjodaro 13, Thata 09, Badin 02, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Balakot 61, Kakul 22, Punjab: Islamabad(Saidpur 51), Murree 51, R.Y.Khan 39, Khanpur 33,Mangla 21, Bahawalpur (A/P 11, City 01), Jhelum 01, Kashmir: Kotli 51, Rawalakot 14, Muzaffarabad 02.

Yesterday’s Highest Maximum Temperature’s (°C): Nokkundi, Chillas 45°C and Sibbi 44°C.

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