Met office forecasts new spell of monsoon rains from today

10:43 AM | 31 Jul, 2019
Met office forecasts new spell of monsoon rains from today
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ISLAMABAD – The Met office has predicted fresh spell of monsoon rains in central and upper parts of the country from today (Wednesday) which will continue till Friday.

According to the Radio Pakistan, heavy falls may generate flash flooding in Hazara, Malakand, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, DG Khan Divisions and Kashmir during Thursday and Friday.

Widespread rains/wind-thunderstorm are expected in Hazara, Malakand, Peshawar, Mardan, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Sargodha, Faisalabad divisions, Islamabad and Kashmir during the next twelve hours.

Meanwhile, the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has issued an alert about thunderstorm rains in different areas of the province from tomorrow to Friday.

A letter has been sent to Deputy Commissioners of all the districts to take precautionary measures to avert human and material losses.

Tourists have been advised to be careful while visiting hilly areas.