Rain, snowfall continue to lash several cities in Balochistan

10 Mar, 2019 12:13 pm
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Rain and snowfall continued to lash several cities in Balochistan during the last 24 hours. The snowfall is continuing in Quetta, Kalat and Ziarat, increasing the chilly weather.

According to the Met Office, a fresh westerly wave is currently affecting Balochistan and is likely to persist over upper parts of the country till Monday night. Weather Forecast for Sunday Widespread rain-thunderstorm and snowfalls over the hills (with isolated heavy falls) accompanied by gusty winds is expected in Balochistan (Quetta, Zhob, Sibbi, Nasirabad divisions), while at scattered places in Makran, Multan, Bahawalpur, Sukkur, Larkana, Shaheed Benazirabad divisions. Rain coupled with thunderstorm is also expected at a few places in Karachi, Hyderabad and Sahiwal divisions.

Heavy falls may generate flash flooding in local nullah/riverine in Quetta, Zhob, Sibbi and Kalat divisions. Rain-thunderstorm (with snowfalls over the hills) is expected at scattered places in upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Upper Punjab, Islamabad, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan during night.

Weather Forecast for Monday Widespread rain and thunderstorm (with isolated heavy falls) associated with gusty winds (snowfall over hills) is expected in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Upper Punjab (Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Sargodha, Lahore, Faislabad divisions), Islamabad, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir. Cold and dry weather is expected elsewhere in the country.

Heavy rain may trigger landslides in Malakand, Hazara, Gilgit Baltistan and Kashmir. Past 24 Hours Weather Weather remained cold and dry in most parts of the country. However, rain occurred at isolated places in Makran and Sukkur divisions. Rainfall (mm) during Last 24 hrs Balochistan: Panjgur 04, Ormara 03, Sibbi Trace, Sindh: Jaccobabad 01.

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