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Rain coupled with windstorm expected in several cities from tomorrow

Rain coupled with windstorm expected in several cities from tomorrow
April 30, 2022 Web Desk

ISLAMABAD (92 News) - The Met Office has informed that westerly wave is likely to enter western part of the country from May 1 and likely to persist till May 5.

Under the influence of this weather system:

Rain coupled with wind/thunderstorm is expected in Chaghi, Noshki, Quetta, Chaman, Pishin, Qila Abdullah, Loralai, Mastung, Zhob, Ziarat, Kalat, Sibbi, Naseerabad, Barkhan, Larkana, Jaccobabad, Sukkur, Rajanpur, Dera Ghazi Khan, Layyah, Bhakkar, Multan, Khanewal, Sahiwal, Okara, Pakpattan, Bahawalnagar, Bahawalpur, and Rahimyar Khan from May 1 to May 3.

Moreover, dust-storm is also expected in Karachi, Hyderabad, Shaheed Benazirabad, Mirpurkhas, Thatta and Badin during May 1-2.

Dust/thunderstorm and light rain is expected in DI Khan, Bannu, Lakki Marwat, Waziristan, Murree, Galliyat, Islamabad/Rawalpindi, Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum, Mianwali, Khushab, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Toba Tek Sing, Jhang, Sheikhupura, Lahore, Hafizabad, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Narowal and Gujrat from May 2 to 4.

Rain and wind/thunderstorm is also expected in Chitral, Dir, Swat, Shangla, Buner, Kohistan, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Swabi, Nowshera, Mardan, Charsadda, Peshawar, Kohat, Kurum, Gilgit-Baltistan (Diamir, Gilgit, Ghizer, Astore and Skardu), Kashmir (Muzaffarabad, Neelum Valley, Rawalakot, Bagh, Haveli, Kotli, Bhimber, Mirpur, Srinagar, Baramulla, Shupiyan, Anantnag and Leh) from May 1 to 5.

Possible Impacts:

Windstorm may cause damages to vulnerable structures in Balochistan, Sindh during May 1 and 2, while in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Islamabad, Punjab and Kashmir during May 2 and 3.

Day temperatures are likely to fall 04-06°c during the forecast period. Rain may cause landsliding in the vulnerable areas of Gilgit-Baltistan from May 2 to 5.