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Date: May 13, 2019

Time: 1500 PST

Press Release

More dust-thunderstorm/rain predicted in the country during current week

Met Office informed that a shallow westerly wave is affecting upper and central parts of the country and likely to intensify on Wednesday. Under the influence of this weather system dust-thunderstorm/rain is expected at scattered places in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, Islamabad, Balochistan, Upper Sindh, Gilgit Baltistan and Kashmir from Wednesday to Saturday. Isolated heavy fall is also expected in Makran, Kalat, Zhob and D.G Khan divisions on Wednesday/Thursday. Cloudy weather with few chances of dust-thunderstorm with light rain also expected along Sindh-Makran coast including Karachi during Thursday and Friday.

Due to this weather system, day temperatures likely to remain (4-6)°C below normal in different parts of the country during the period.

 

                                                                                       Spokesman


Date: April 20, 2019
Time: 1400 PST

Press Release

Dust-Thunderstorm/rain predicted in Upper & Central parts of the country from Tuesday to Thursday

Met Office informed that westerly wave is likely to enter western parts on Tuesday and may affect upper and central parts till Thursday and persist over northern areas till Friday. Under the influence of this weather system:

  • Widespread dust-thunderstorm/rain (few moderate to isolated heavy falls) associated with strong gusty winds is expected in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa from Tuesday to Thursday, while in Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir from Tuesday to Friday.
  • Dust-thunderstorm/rain associated with strong gusty winds is expected at scattered places in Northeast Balochistan (Quetta,  Kalat, Zhob, Nasirabad & Sibbi divisions), Upper Punjab (Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Sargodha, Faisalabad and Lahore divisions), Islamabad from Tuesday to Thursday, while in central/southern Punjab (Multan, D.G.Khan, Sahiwal and Bahawalpur divisions), at isolated places in Sukkur division on Wednesday and Thursday.
  • Hailstorm is also expected at isolated places in upper Punjab, upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Kashmir during the period.

 

Note: Farmers are advised to take precautionary measures during the forecast period.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Spokesman

 


Date: April 12, 2019
Time: 1500 PST

Press Release

Dust-thunderstorm/rain predicted in the country from Saturday to Wednesday

Met Office informed that a shallow westerly wave is presently affecting upper and central parts of the country. This weather system is likely to intensify on Sunday (evening/night) and grip most parts of the country on Monday. Under the influence of this weather system:

  • Dust-thunderstorm/rain is expected at scattered places in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, northeast Balochistan, upper Punjab, Islamabad, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir on Saturday.

  • Widespread dust-thunderstorm/rain (with few moderate to isolated heavy falls) is expected in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, Islamabad, Gilgit-Baltistan & Kashmir from Monday to Wednesday.

  • Widespread dust-thunderstorm/rain (with few moderate to isolated heavy falls) is also expected in Balochistan from Sunday evening to Tuesday.

  • Dust-thunderstorm/rain is expected at scattered places in Sindh (Sukkur, Larkana, Sh.Benazirbad, Hyderabad and Karachi divisions) on Monday and Tuesday.

  • Hailstorm is also expected at isolated places during the period.

Note: Heavy falls may generate flash flooding in local nullah/riverine in Makran, Quetta, Zhob, D.G khan divisions on Monday/Tuesday. Heavy rains may trigger landslides in Malakand, Hazara divisions, Gilgit Baltistan and Kashmir on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Farmers are advised to take precautionary measures during the forecast period.

All concerned authorities are advised to remain ALERT.

Spokesman


Date: March 08, 2019
Time: 1400 PST

Press Release

More Rain/Snow predicted in the country from Saturday (night) to Monday

Met Office informed that a westerly wave is likely to enter Balochistan on Saturday (night) and likely to grip parts of the country on Sunday. Under the influence of this weather system:

  • Widespread rain-thunderstorm and snowfalls over the hills (with isolated heavy falls) accompanied by gusty winds is expected in Balochistan from Saturday (night) to Sunday, while at scattered places in Sindh (Sukkur, Larkana, Shaheed Benazirabad, Hyderabad divisions), at isolated places in Karachi division on Sunday.

  • Widespread rain-thunderstorm and snowfalls over the hills (with few moderate to isolated heavy falls) accompanied by gusty winds is also expected in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, Islamabad, Gilgit Baltistan and Kashmir from Sunday to Monday.

Note: Heavy falls may generate flash flooding in local nullah/riverine in Quetta, Zhob, Sibbi and Kalat divisions on Sunday and may trigger landslides in Malakand, Hazara divisions, Gilgit Baltistan and Kashmir on Monday. All concerned authorities are advised to remain ALERT and take precautionary measures during the period.

Spokesman


Date: February 27, 2019
Time: 1500 PST

Weather Warning:

Rain thunderstorm associated with windstorm in Balochistan, Sindh & Southern Punjab

Met office warned that according to the latest weather analysis rain thunderstorm (with heavy falls) accompanied by windstorm (gusting 80-120 km/h) as predicted on 26th February, 2019 may create untoward situation in parts of Balochistan on Friday (night) to Saturday while in Sindh including Karachi and Southern Punjab (D.G.Khan, Multan and Bahawalpur divisions) on Saturday.

Note: All concerned authorities and general public are advised to take precautionary measures during the period.

 

Spokesman


Date: February 26, 2019
Time: 1500 PST

Weather Advisory:

More widespread rains predicted in the country from Friday to Monday (morning)

Met office informed that a strong rain bearing system is likely to approach Balochistan on Thursday (night) and likely to grip southern parts of the country on Friday and may persist in upper parts till Monday (morning). Under the influence of this weather system:

·         Widespread rain-thunderstorm (with isolated heavy falls) associated with windstorm is expected in Balochistan from Thursday (night) to Sunday (Morning), while at scattered places in Sindh on Friday and Saturday.

·         Widespread rain-thunderstorm (with few moderate to isolated heavy falls & snowfall over the hills) with  strong gusty winds also expected in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, Islamabad, Gilgit Baltistan and Kashmir from Friday (night) to Monday (morning).

Note: Heavy falls may cause flash flooding in local nullah/riverine of Balochistan and hill torrents of DG Khan from Friday (evening/night) to Saturday and trigger landslides in Malakand, Hazara, Gilgit Baltistan and Kashmir during Saturday and Sunday. All concerned authorities are advised to remain ALERT during the period.

 

Spokesman


Date: February 15, 2019
Time: 1600 PST

Press Release

More Rain/Snow predicted in the country during the coming week

Met office informed that a strong rain bearing system is likely to enter in the country on Sunday (evening/night) and is likely to persist till Friday.

  • In the initial phase Rain with snowfall over the hills is expected at scattered places in northeastern Balochistan (Quetta, Zhob, Kalat divisions), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Upper Punjab (Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Sargodha and Faisalabad divisions), Islamabad, Gilgit Baltistan, Kashmir during Sunday (evening/night) and Monday.

  • In the final phase this weather system is likely to further intensify on Tuesday evening/night and may persist till Friday. Under the influence of this weather system:                                                                                                                                                                                                               Widespread rain-thunderstorm (with few moderate to scattered heavyfalls) is expected in Balochistan, while at scattered places in Sindh on Tuesday (evening) to Thursday. While in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, Islamabad, Gilgit Baltistan and Kashmir till Friday.

Note: Heavy falls may trigger landslides in Malakand, Hazara, Gilgit Baltistan and Kashmir and may cause flash flooding in local nullah/riverine of Balochistan and hill torrents of DG Khan on Wednesday and Thursday.

 

 

Spokesman


Date: February 03, 2019
Time: 1600 PST

Press Release

 

Rain/Snow predicted in the country from Monday to Wednesday

Met Office informed that a westerly wave is likely to enter western parts of the country on Monday, likely to grip different parts on Tuesday and may persist till Wednesday. Under the influence of this weather system:

  • Widespread rain-thunderstorm (with few moderate to isolated heavy falls) is expected in Upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Mardan& Kohat divisions), Northeast Punjab (Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore divisions), Islamabad, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir from Tuesday to Wednesday night. Snowfall over hills is also expected in Malakand division (Swat, Chitral, Kalam, Malamjabba & upper Dir), Hazara division, Murree, Galliyat, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan during the period.

  • Rain-thunderstorm is expected at scattered places in Lower Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Bannu, D.I. Khan divisions) and Punjab (Sargodha, Faisalabad, Multan, Bahawalpur, D G Khan & Sahiwal divisions) on Tuesday and Wednesday.

  • Rain-thunderstorm (with snowfall over the hills) is expected at scattered places in Balochistan (Quetta, Zhob, Kalat, Makran divisions) on Monday and Tuesday.

  • Light rain is also expected at isolated places in Upper Sindh (Sukkur, Larkana divisions) on Tuesday and Wednesday.

 

Spokesman


Date: January 28, 2019
Time: 1400 PST

Press Release

Rain/Snow predicted in the country during mid of the week

Met Office informed that westerly wave is likely to enter western parts of the country on Tuesday (evening/night), likely to grip different parts on Wednesday and may persist in upper parts till Thursday. Under the influence of this weather system:

  • Widespread rain-thunderstorm (with few moderate to isolated heavyfalls) is expected in Upper Khyber Paktunkhwa (Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Kohat & Mardan divisions), Upper Punjab (Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Sargodha, Lahore, Faisalabad divisions), Islamabad, Gilgit Baltistan and Kashmir from Wednesday to Thursday (night). Snowfall over hills is also expected in Malakand division (Swat, Chitral, Kalam, Malamjabba & upper Dir), Hazara division, Murree, Galliyat, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan during the period.

  • Rain-thunderstorm is expected at scattered places in Lower Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Bannu, D.I.Khan divisions) and Southern Punjab (Multan, Bahawalpur, D.G.Khan & Sahiwal divisions) during Wednesday/Thursday.

  • Rain-thunderstorm (with snowfall over the hills) is expected at scattered places in Balochistan (Queta, Zhob, Kalat, Makran, Naseerabad & Sibbi divisions), Sindh (Sukkur, Larkana, Shaheed Benazirabad, Hyderabad, Karachi divisions) on Wednesday.

Note: Moderate to heavyfalls can trigger landslides in Malakand, Hazara divisions, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir during Wednesday to Thursday.

                                                                                                                                              Spokesman


Date: January 18, 2019
Time: 1400 PST

Press Release

Rain/Snow predicted in the country from the weekend

Met Office informed that a fresh westerly wave is likely to enter western parts of the country on Saturday and likely to grip most parts on Sunday. Under the influence of this weather system:

  • Widespread rain (with few moderate to isolated heavy falls) expected in upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Mardan, Kohat divisions), upper Punjab (Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Sahiwal divisions), Islamabad, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir from Sunday to Wednesday. Snowfall (moderate to heavy intensity) over hills is also expected in Malakand division (Swat, Chitral, Kalam, Malamjabba & upper Dir), Hazara division, Murree and Galliyat, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan during the period

  • Rain is expected at scattered places in Quetta, Zhob, Kalat, Makran, D.I.Khan, Bannu, D.G.Khan divisions from Saturday (evening/night) to Sunday. Light rain is also expected in Karachi, Hyderabad, Sukkur, Larkana, Bahawalpur, Multan divisions on Sunday.

Note: Moderate to heavy rain with snowfall can trigger landslides/avalanches in Malakand, Hazara division, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir from Monday to Wednesday. All concerned authorities are advised to remain ALERT during the period.

                                                                                                                                              Spokesman


 

Date: January 08, 2019
Time: 1500 PST

Press Release

Rain/Snow predicted in parts of the country during second half  of week

Met Office informed that a fresh westerly wave is likely to enter western parts of the country on Thursday (evening/night) and likely to grip different parts from Friday. Under the influence of this weather system:

·         Rain with snowfall over the hills is expected at scattered places in Quetta, Zhob, Bannu, Kohat, D.I.Khan on Thursday (evening/night) and Friday, while Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Mardan, Sargodha, Gujranwala, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, Lahore divisions, Islamabad, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir from Thursday evening/night to Saturday. Snowfall over hills is also expected in Malakand division (Swat, Chitral, Kalam, Malamjabba & upper Dir), Hazara division Murree and Galliyat, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan during the period.

·         Rain is expected at isolated places in D.G.Khan, Multan, Bahawalpur, Sahiwal and Sukkur divisions on Friday/Saturday. Light rain is also expected along Sindh-Makran coast including Karachi during the period.

·         Foggy conditions in plain areas of Punjab and upper Sindh are likely to subside during the period.

                                                                                                                                              Spokesman