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Monsoon rains predicted across country from July 3 to 8

Monsoon rains predicted across country from July 3 to 8
July 3, 2023 Web Desk

ISLAMABAD (92 News) - The Met Office informed that moist currents from Arabian sea are likely to penetrate in upper parts of the country and a westerly wave is also likely to enter in the upper parts of the country on July 3.

Under the influence of these weather systems:

Rain/wind-thundershower (with few heavy falls/ hailstorm) is expected in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Murree, Galliyat, Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum, Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan, Chitral, Swat, Mansehra, Kohistan, Abbottabad, Haripur, Peshawar, Mardan, Swabi, Nowshera, Kurram, Bannu, Lakki Marwat, Kohat, Mianwali, Sargodha, Hafizabad, Mandi Bahauddin, Sialkot, Narowal, Lahore, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Sheikhupura, Faisalabad, Jhang and Toba Tek Singh from July 3 (evening/night) to 8 with occasional gaps.

Rain/wind-thundershower with isolated heavy falls is also expected in Barkhan, Loralai, Sibbi, Naseerabad, Kalat, Khuzdar, Zhob, Lasbella, Awaran, Musakhel, DI Khan, Bannu, Karak, Waziristan, DG Khan, Rajanpur, Multan, Bhakkar, Layyah, Kot Addu, Bahawalpur, Bahawalnagar, Sahiwal and Okara from July 5 to 8.

Rain/wind-thundershower with isolated heavy falls is also expected in Sukkur, Jacobabad Ghotki, Shaheed Benazirabad, Larkana, Mithi, Chhor, Padidan, Nagarparkar, Tharparkar, Umerkot, Sanghar, Mirpur Khas, Dadu, Thatta, Badin, Hyderabad and Karachi on July 7 and 8.

Impacts and Advises:

Heavy rain may cause urban flooding in low lying areas of Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Peshawar, Gujranwala, Lahore and may trigger landslides in the vulnerable areas of Murree, Galliyat, Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan and hilly areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa from July 4 to 7.

Heavy falls may cause flash flood in hill torrent areas of DG Khan and adjoining areas of northeast Balochistan from July 6 to 8. Farmers are advised to manage their activities keeping in view the weather forecast.

Tourists are advised to remain extra cautious to avoid any untoward situation during the wet spell. Loose structures like electric poles, solar panels etc may damage during dust storm/wind-thunderstorm and heavy falls and general public is advised to stay at safe places during the period.