More rain expected in most parts of country

1690311103 More rain expected in most parts of country
Women pass through accumulated rain water near Hyderabad Railway Station on July 25, 2023. — INP
Ladies go via collected rain water close to Hyderabad Railway Station on July 25, 2023. — INP

The Pakistan Meteorological Division (PMD) has forecasted extra rains in numerous areas of the nation on Wednesday (tomorrow) as downpours and floods have already performed havoc in components of Pakistan, primarily in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) in the course of the previous couple of days.

In a press release, the weatherman mentioned: “Monsoon currents from the Bay of Bengal are constantly penetrating in central and southern components of the nation. A westerly wave can also be current over higher components.”

Below the affect of the climate system, rain coupled with thundershowers is predicted in Punjab, Pothohar area, Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan, KP and Balochistan, predicted the Met Workplace.

It added that downpours coupled with winds and thunderstorms might hit remoted locations in higher Sindh tomorrow.

The PMD additionally warned that heavy rains might trigger flash flooding in native Nullahs of Dera Ghazi Khan, Quetta, Zhob, Qila Saifullah, Ziarat, Barkhan, Kohlu, Sherani, Harnai, Bolan, Loralai, Khuzdar, Lasbella, Kech, Turbat, Panjgur, Awaran, Pasni, Ormara, Gwadar and surrounding areas on July 26.

Heavy rains might generate flash flooding in Kashmir, Dir, Swat, Kohistan, Shangla, Buner, Manshera, Abbottabad, Rawalpindi and Islamabad throughout July 26-28.

Vacationers and travellers are suggested to stay further cautious to keep away from any untoward state of affairs in the course of the moist spell.

Wind-thunderstorm might injury unfastened buildings like electrical poles, and photo voltaic panels, the Met Workplace warned and suggested most of the people to remain at protected locations throughout heavy rains.

It’s pertinent to say right here that Karachi, in the course of the previous 24 hours, has recorded the very best quantity of rainfall in Surjani City at 100mm. Rain in Saadi City, Gulshan-e-Maymar, College Street, North Karachi and Orangi City was measured at 58mm, 54mm, 52mm, 51mm and 43mm, respectively.

The Met Workplace measured 31mm, 23mm and 24mm rain on the Jinnah Terminal, Outdated Airport and Gulshan-e-Hadeed, respectively.

Within the wake of average to heavy rains, water collected in some areas of the town, together with Malir Halt, Gulistan-e-Jauhar and Sharea Faisal.

In the meantime, heavy rains might trigger water logging in low-lying areas of Dadu, Shaheed Benazirabad, Hyderabad, Noushero Feroz, Qamber, Shahdad Kot, Sukkur, Jacobabad, Larkana in addition to Karachi.