Pakistan

LAHORE – The Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) on Saturday predicted heavy rainfall in the provincial capital over the next two days.

According to PDMA, Sialkot, Hafizabad, Narowal and some other parts of upper Punjab would receive heavy rain as the strong weather system from Central India will pass between New Delhi and Lahore during Saturday evening to Monday afternoon which can cause heavy to very heavy rainfall.

“Scattered thunderstorm/ rain with isolated heavy falls is expected over the upper catchments of rivers India, Jhelum along with Rawalpindi, Lahore, Sargodha and Sahiwal divisions,” it further said.

“A very high flood is expected from Sunday in River Chenab at Marala and downstream, River Jhelum at Mangla, rivers Ravi and Sutlej along with associated nullahs of rivers Chenab and Ravi.”

The PDMA also issued a list of immediate actions required in keeping with the flood warning.