Pakistan to receive ‘more monsoon rains’ from July 13 to 17

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Motorists at Murree Road during heavy rainfall of the pre-monsoon spell in Islamabad on July 3, 2023. — Online
Motorists at Murree Street throughout heavy rainfall of the pre-monsoon spell in Islamabad on July 3, 2023. — On-line

The Pakistan Meteorological Division’s (PMD) forecast Wednesday indicated extra monsoon rains from July 13 to 17, with occasional gaps.

In accordance with the Met Workplace, monsoon currents from the Arabian Sea are more likely to penetrate the nation’s higher and central components from the night of July 12, that are more likely to intensify on July 14.

It added {that a} westerly wave is predicted to enter the higher components on July 14’s night or night time.

The Met division talked about that rain alongside wind and thundershower (with few heavy falls) is predicted in Kashmir’s Neelum valley, Muzaffarabad, Poonch, Hattian, Bagh, Haveli, Sudhanoti, Kotli, Bhimber, Mirpur, in addition to different cities together with Murree, Galliyat, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Attock, Chakwal, Jehlum, Mandi Bahauddin, Sialkot, Narowal, Lahore, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Kasur and Okara from July 12’s night and/or night time) to July 17, with occasional gaps.

In the meantime, comparable climate sample can be anticipated in Gilgit Baltistan’s Diamir, Astore, Ghizer, Skardu, Hunza, Gilgit, Ghanche, Shigar districts, in addition to different cities together with Chitral, Dir, Swat, Shangla, Buner, Mansehra, Kohistan, Abbottabad, Haripur, Peshawar, Mardan, Swabi, Nowshera, Kurram, Lakki Marwat, Kohat, Dera Ismail Khan, Bannu, Karak, Waziristan, Mianwali, Khusab, Sargodha, Hafizabad, Sheikhupura, Faisalabad, Jhang and Toba Tek Singh from July 13’s night and/or night time to July 17 with occasional gaps.

The Met Workplace has additionally shared a forecast of rain with wind and thundershower in Barkhan, Loralai, Kalat, Khuzdar, Zhob, Lasbella, Awaran, Musakhel, Dera Ghazi Khan, Rajanpur, Multan, Bhakkar, Layyah, Kot Addu, Sukkur, Jacobabad, Nagarparkar, Tharparkar, Umerkot, Sanghar and Mirpur Khas from the night and/or night time of July 14 to 16.

The PMD has suggested all involved authorities to stay ALERT and take needed precautionary measures in the course of the forecast interval.

Doable impacts and advises

  • Heavy rain could trigger city flooding in low mendacity areas of Islamabad/Rawalpindi, Peshawar, Gujranwala, Lahore from July 14 to 17 and should set off landslides within the susceptible areas of Murree, Galliyat, Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan and hilly areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the course of the interval.
  • Farmers are suggested to handle their actions retaining in view the climate forecast.
  • Vacationers and travellers are suggested to stay further cautious to keep away from any untoward scenario in the course of the moist spell.
  • Mud storm/wind-thunderstorm could injury free buildings like electrical poles, photo voltaic panels.
  • Basic public is suggested to remain at secure locations throughout wind-storm/heavy rains.