National Weather Forecasting Centre, Islamabad
Pakistan Meteorological Department

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Press Releases

Issue Date: 3 August, 2020 14:59

Rain predicted in Sindh and Eastern parts of Balochistan during Thursday to Saturday

A monsoon low pressure from Bay of Bengal is likely to approach Sindh on Thursday (evening/night). Under the influence of this weather system strong monsoon currents are expected to penetrate in Sindh, South Punjab and Eastern Balochistan from Thursday (evening/night) to Saturday.

  • Widespread rain/wind-thundershowers, with isolated heavy to very heavy falls are expected in Karachi, Hyderabad, Thatta, Badin, Tharparker, Umerkot, Mirpurkhas, Sanghar, Tando Allah Yar, Matiyari, Tando Muhammad Khan, Jamshoro, Dadu and Shaheed Benazirabad from Thursday (evening/night) to Saturday.
  • Scattered rain-thundershowers (with isolated heavy falls) are also expected in Bahawalpur, Rahim yar Khan, Khairpur, Sukkur, Larkana, Kambarshahdadkot, Jacobabad, Kashmore, Ghotki, Kalat, Jaffarabad, Jhalmagsi, Khuzdar, Lasbella and Awaran on Friday and Saturday.

Note:

Heavy downpour may generate urban flooding in Karachi & Hyderabad and flash flooding in hill torrents of Khuzdar on Friday/Saturday.

All concerned authorities are advised to remain ALERT during the period.

Spokesperson



Issue Date: 30 July, 2020 13:31

Weather Outlook for Eid-ul-Azha Holidays (Friday to Sunday)

  • Rain/wind-thundershowers (with isolated heavy falls) are expected in Hazara, Malakand, Peshawar, Mardan, Kohat, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Barkhan, Khuzdar, Zhob, Musa Khel, Kashmir and Islamabad from evening/night to morning hours, while humid/partly cloudy weather conditions during the day. Light rain is also expected along Sindh-Makran Coast on Friday and Saturday. Hot and humid weather expected in other parts of the country.
  • Mainly hot and humid weather is expected in most parts of the country on Sunday. However, rain-thundershower is expected in Kashmir, Rawalpindi/Islamabad, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Sialkot and Narowal.

Spokesperson



Issue Date: 17 July, 2020 19:54

More rains predicted in upper and central parts of the country during Sunday to Tuesday

Met Office informed that more monsoon currents are likely to penetrate in upper and central parts of the country from Sunday. Under the influence of this weather system:

  • Rain/wind-thundershowers (with isolated heavy falls) are expected in Kashmir, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum, Mandi Bahauddin, Hafizabad, Lahore, Kasur, Okara, Sheikhupura, Faisalabad, Sargodha, Mianwali, Khushab, Toba Tek Singh, Jhang, Dir, Swat, Buner, Kohistan, Haripur, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Peshawar, Charsadda, Swabi, Mardan, Kohat, Kurram, Karak, Bannu and D.I.Khan from Sunday (evening/night) to Tuesday. Rain-thunderstorm is also expected in Gilgit-Baltistan during the period.
  • Rain-thunderstorm with dust raising winds are also expected in Eastern parts of Balochistan (Zhob, Barkhan, Loralai, Musakhel and Kohlu) and South Punjab (D.G.Khan, Rajanpur, Multan, Layyah, Bhakkar, Sahiwal, Bahawalnagar, Bahawalpur, R.Y.Khan) on Monday/Tuesday.

Spokesperson



Issue Date: 10 July, 2020 16:26

Rain predicted in upper and central parts of the country from Saturday/Sunday

Met Office informed that Monsoon currents are likely to penetrate in upper and central parts of the country from Saturday. Under the influence of this weather system:

  • Scattered rain/wind-thundershowers (with isolated heavy falls) are expected in Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan, Islamabad, Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa from Saturday/Sunday.
  • Rain-thundershowers with dust raising winds are also expected in Eastern parts of Balochistan (Zhob, Barkhan, Loralai, Musa khel, Sibbi and Kohlu) and upper parts of Sindh (Sukkur, Jaccobabad, Larkana) on Sunday/Monday.

Spokesperson



Issue Date: 3 July, 2020 13:10

Monsoon Rains likely to strengthen in Sindh from Monday

It has been informed by Met office that the Monsoon currents are expected to strengthen in Sindh that may generate Widespread Rain-Wind/Thundershowers in Sindh particularly Karachi, Hyderabad, Thatta, Badin, Sanghar, Mirpurkhas, Tharparkar, Umarkot, Jamsharo and Dadu from Sunday(night) to Tuesday. Few heavy falls are also expected during the period.

Heavy rainfalls may generate urban flooding in Karachi, Thatta, Badin and Hyderabad on Monday & Tuesday.

Note: All concerned authorized are advised to take precautionary measures and remain ALERT during the forecast periods

Spokesperson



Issue Date: 1 July, 2020 17:50

Monsoon likely to enter in active phase from coming Friday/Saturday

Met Office informed that moderate monsoon currents are likely to penetrate in upper & central parts of the country from Friday (evening/night) and will strengthen on Saturday. A westerly wave is also expected to enter upper parts of the country on Saturday. Under the influence of these weather systems:

  • Rain/wind-thundershowers (with few heavy falls) are expected in Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan, Islamabad, Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa from Friday (evening/night) to Tuesday. Current prevailing hot and humid weather conditions are likely to subside during the period.
  • Rain-thundershowers with dust raising winds are also expected in Eastern parts of Balochistan (Zhob, Barkhan, Loralai, Musa khel, Sibbi and Kohlu) and parts of Sindh (Sukkur, Jacobabad, Larkana, Shaheed Benazirabad and Mirpurkhas) during Saturday(evening) to Monday

Note: Heavy rains may generate flash flooding in local nullah/streams of Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir and urban flooding in Peshawar, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Faisalabad and Lahore on Saturday and Sunday. Possibility of landslides cannot be ruled out in the vulnerable areas of Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan and Upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during the forecast period.

Spokesperson



Issue Date: 23 June, 2020 17:41

Pre monsoon rains predicted in upper parts of the country in coming 3 days

(Monsoon likely to onset from next week)

Met Office informed that weak monsoon currents are penetrating in upper parts of the country and likely to continue during next couple of days. Monsoon currents are likely to strengthen from next week. Under the influence of this weather system

  • Rain/wind-thundershowers are expected in Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Jhelum, Chakwal, Attock, Lahore, Sheikhupura, Gujranwala, Hafizabad, Gujrat, Sialkot Sargodha Swat, Dir, Mansehra, Abbottabad Peshawar, Charsadda, Swabi and Mardan during the current week with occasional gaps.
  • Monsoon rains in upper parts of the country are likely to commence from next week.

Spokesperson



Issue Date: 14 June, 2020 21:18

Heat Wave like conditions are expected to develop in plain areas in coming days۔

Met office has informed that mainly dry weather is likely to prevail in the country during the next 3-4 days.ِ

  • Most plain areas of the country will remain in the grip of the very hot and dry weather from Monday to Wednesday.
  • Under the impact of this: temperature is expected to rise nearly 04-06 °C above normal in plain areas while 03-05°C above normal in sub mountainous/mountainous areas of the country.

Spokesperson