Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – The Met Office Wednesday predicted widespread rains with isolated heavy falls in Islamabad, Upper Punjab, Lower Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Eastern Balochistan and Kashmir over the next 48 hours.


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Spokesman of Met-Office said widespread rains with isolated heavy falls are expected in Islamabad, Upper Punjab, Lower Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Eastern Balochistan and Kashmir in the next 48 hours
(Wednesday/Thursday).

He said the monsoon incursion is also likely to increase from Wednesday. A westerly wave in the meantime is expected to grip upper parts of the country.

According to foreseen meteorological conditions, the forecast for next two days includes rain/thundershowers with isolated heavy falls expected at a number of places in Islamabad, Upper Punjab
(Rawalpindi, Sargodha, Gujranwala, Lahore and Faislabad divisions), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Lower Sindh (Hyderabad, Karachi, Mirpurkhas, Shaheed Benazirabad divisions) & Kashmir during the next 48
hours.

He said rain/thundershowers with isolated heavy falls are expected at scattered places of southern Punjab (Sahiwal, Multan, Bahawalpur, D.G.Khan divisions), upper Sindh (Larkana and Sukkar divisions), Eastern Balochistan (Zhob, Sibbi, Naseerabad & Kalat divisions) and Gilgit-Baltistan during the period.

The heavy falls may generate flash floods in the vulnerable areas particularly in Barsati Nullahs of KP, Pothohar region, Gujranwala, DG Khan Divisions and Kashmir during the period. Due to intermittent rains, there is the risk of landslides in hilly areas of upper KP (Malakand, Hazara divisions), G.B and Kashmir.-APP