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Temperature subsides as westerly wave enters upper parts of country

Temperature subsides as westerly wave enters upper parts of country
May 20, 2022 Web Desk

ISLAMABAD (92 News) - Heatwave subsided after westerly wave entered the upper parts of country on Friday.

Murree received a light rain.

Earlier, the Met Office had informed that a westerly wave is likely to enter upper parts of the country on May 19, Thursday(night) and is likely to persist till May 24 (Tuesday), due to which rain-dust-thunderstorm is expected in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Chitral, Dir, Swat, Mansehra, Kohistan, Abbottabad, Haripur, Peshawar, Swabi, Nowshera, Kurram, Kohat, Waziristan, Bannu, Mianwali, Sargodha, Khushab, Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum , Hafizabad, M. B Din, Sialkot, Narowal, Lahore, Sheikhupura, Faisalabad, Jhang, TT Singh, Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan (Astore, Ghizer, Gilgit, Diamir, Hunza and Skardu) particularly during afternoon and evening /nights.

Possible Impacts:

  • Relief is expected in the present heatwave conditions in most parts of the country.
  • Water stress on water (reservoirs), crops, vegetable and orchards may likely to continue.
  • Wind/dust-thunderstorm may cause damages to vulnerable structures in upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Islamabad/upper Punjab, Gilgit Baltistan and Kashmir during the forecast period.