Which parts of Pakistan are expected to witness more monsoon rains?

Which parts of Pakistan are expected to witness more monsoon
Motorcyclists are passing through a flooded road in Karachi amid heavy rain on September 12, 2022.— APP
Motorcyclists are passing by way of a flooded street in Karachi amid heavy rain on September 12, 2022.— APP

KARACHI: The higher components of Pakistan are anticipated to obtain extra monsoon rains throughout this week, the Met Workplace mentioned on Tuesday. 

In accordance with the Pakistan Meteorological Division (PMD), the monsoon currents from the Arabian Sea are more likely to penetrate within the higher components.

The nation’s prime weatherman additionally mentioned {that a} westerly wave can also be more likely to enter these areas tomorrow (Thursday).

Rain/wind-thundershower — with remoted heavy falls — is predicted in Kashmir, Neelum Valley, Muzaffarabad, Poonch, Hattian, Bagh, Haveli, Sudhanoti, Kotli, Bhimber, Mirpur, Gilgit Baltistan’s Diamer, Astore, Ghizer, Skardu, Hunza, Gilgit, Ghanche, Shigar, Murree, Galyat from August 2 to 7 with occasional gaps.

Furthermore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum, Mandi Bahauddin, Hafizabad, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Sialkot, Narowal, Lahore, Sheikhupura, Chitral, Dir, Swat, Shangla, Buner, Mansehra, Kohistan, Abbottabad, Haripur, Peshawar, Mardan, Swabi and Nowshera are additionally anticipated to witness rains.

Furthermore, rain/wind-thundershower is predicted in Kurram, Lakki Marwat, Kohat, Dera Ismail Khan, Bannu, Karak, Waziristan, Kasur, Mianwali, Sargodha, Khushab, Faisalabad, Toba Tek Singh, Jhang and Bhakkar from August 4 to 7 with occasional gaps.

Listed here are the impacts and advises:

The Met division mentioned that heavy rains might improve the water movement in native nullahs and streams of Kashmir, GB, Chitral, Dir, Swat, Kohistan, Shangla, Buner, Manshera, Abbottabad, Rawalpindi, Islamabad from August 4-7.

Heavy rains may trigger city flooding in low-lying areas of Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Peshawar, Gujranwala, and Lahore, from August 4 to 7 and will set off landslides within the susceptible areas of Murree, Galliyat, Kashmir, GB and hilly areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa through the moist spell.

The PMD additionally issued a warning that the wind/thunderstorm might injury free constructions like electrical poles, and photo voltaic panels.

“Normal public is suggested to remain at secure locations throughout wind-storm/lightning/heavy rains,” it added. 

Updated at 2023-09-13 15:10:49