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Pakistan Meteorological Department

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Press Releases

Issue Date: 20 Jul, 2024 16:59

More rains-wind/thundershower predicted during the week (with occasional gaps)

Met office informed that strong monsoon currents are likely to penetrate from Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal in upper parts from 22nd July. Under the influence of this weather system:

  • Kashmir : Rain wind/thundershower (with few heavyfalls) are expected in Kashmir (Neelum valley, Muzaffarabad, Rawalakot, Poonch, Hattian, Bagh, Haveli, Sudhanoti, Kotli, Bhimber, Mirpur) from 21st (evening) to 27th Julywith occasional gaps.
  • Punjab/Islamabad : Rain wind/thundershower (with few heavyfalls) are expected in Islamabad/Rawalpindi, Murree, Galliyat, Attock, Chakwal, Tala Gang, Jhelum, Mandi Bahauddin, Gujrat, Gujranwala, Hafizabad, Wazirabad, Lahore, Sheikhupura, Sialkot, Narowal, Sahiwal, Jhang, Toba Tek Singh, Nankana Sahib, Chiniot, Faisalabad, Okara, Pakpattan, Kasur, Khushab, Sargodha, Bhakkar and Mianwali from 22nd to 25th July with occasional gaps. Rain-wind/thundershower is expected in Bahawalpur, Bahawalnagar, Dera Ghazi Khan, Multan, Khanewal, Lodhran, Muzaffargarh, Kot Addu, Rajanpur, Rahimyar Khan and Layyah on 23rd & 24th July.
  • Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa: : Rain-wind/thundershower (with few heavyfalls) are expected in Dir, Chitral, Swat, Kohistan, Malakand, Bajaur, Shangla, Battagram, Buner, Kohat, Bajaur, Mohmand, Khyber, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Peshawar, Swabi, Nowshera, Mardan, Charsadda, Hangu, Kurram, Orakzai, Waziristan, Bannu, Lakki Marwat and Dera Ismail Khan from 22nd (evening) to 24th July with occasional gaps.
  • Balochistan : Mainly hot and humid weather is expected in most districts of the province. Rain-wind/thundershower is expected in north/eastern parts of Balochistan (Khuzdar, Kalat, Lasbella, Awaran, Ziarat, Zhob, Barkhan, Musa Khel, Shirani, Kohlu, Harnai, Naseerabad and Jaffarabad) on 23rd & 24th July. with occasional gaps.
  • Sindh : Mainly hot and very humid weather is expected in most districts of the province. Rain-wind/thundershower is expected in Mithi, Sanghar, Umarkot, Tharparkar, Mirpur Khas, Sukkur, Larkana and Dadu on 23rd & 24th July with occasional gaps.
  • Gilgit-Baltistan/:Mainly partly cloudy to cloudy weather condition at time are expected in Gilgit-Baltistan. However, rainfall activity is also expected in Gilgit-Baltistan (Diamir, Astore, Skardu, Gilgit, Ghanche, Shigar) from 22nd to 27th July with occasional gaps.

Possible Impacts and advises:

  • Heavyfalls may generate flash flooding in local nullahs/streams of Murree, Galliyat, Manshera, Kohistan, Malakand, Dir Swat, Shangla, Bunner, Kurrum, Orakzai, Khyber, Mohmand, Nowshera, Swabi and Kashmir on 23rd & 24th July.
  • Heavyfalls may cause urban flooding in low lying areas of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on 23rd & 24th July.
  • Landslides may disrupt roads at the vulnerable hilly areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Murree, Galliyat, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan during the wet period.
  • Heavy downpour/windstorm and lightning may affect daily routines, weak structures like roof/wall collapse of Kacha houses, electric poles, bill boards, vehicles and solar panels etc during the period.
  • Farmers are advised to manage their activities keeping in view the weather forecast.
  • Travelers and tourists are advised to remain extra cautious and manage their travelling according to weather conditions and avoid any untoward situation during the wet spell.
    • Note: : All concerned authorities are advised to remain “ALERT” and take necessary measures to avoid any untoward situation.
      For latest updates on daily basis please visit https://www.pmd.gov.pk

Spokesperson



Issue Date: 15 Jul, 2024 15:06

More Monsoon rains during the week with occasional gaps

Met office informed that moderate monsoon currents are likely to penetrate from Arabian Sea in the country from 16th July. Under the influence of this weather system:

  • Kashmir : Rain wind/thundershower are expected in Kashmir (Neelum valley, Muzaffarabad, Rawalakot, Poonch, Hattian, Bagh, Haveli, Sudhanoti, Kotli, Bhimber, Mirpur) from 16th (evening/night) to 21st July with occasional gaps.
  • Punjab/Islamabad : Rain wind/thundershower are expected in Islamabad/Rawalpindi, Murree, Galliyat, Attock, Chakwal, Tala Gang, Jhelum, Mandi Bahauddin, Gujrat, Gujranwala, Hafizabad, Wazirabad, Lahore, Sheikhupura, Sialkot, Narowal, Sahiwal, Jhang, Toba Tek Singh, Nankana Sahib, Chiniot, Faisalabad, Okara, Pakpattan, Kasur, Khushab, Sargodha, Bhakkar and Mianwali from 17th to 20th July with occasional gaps. Rain-wind/thundershower is expected in Bahawalpur, Bahawalnagar, D.G. Khan, Multan, Khanewal, Lodhran, Muzaffargarh, Kot Addu, Rajanpur, Rahimyar Khan and Layyah from 17th to 19th July.
  • Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa: : Rain-wind/thundershower are expected in Dir, Chitral, Swat, Kohistan, Malakand, Bajaur, Shangla, Battagram, Buner, Kohat, Bajaur, Mohmand, Khyber, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Peshawar, Mardan, Charsadda, Hangu, Kurram, Waziristan, Bannu and Dera Ismail Khan from 16th (evening/night) to 21st July with occasional gaps.
  • Balochistan : Mainly hot and humid weather is expected in most districts of the province. Rain wind/thundershower is expected in north/eastern parts of Balochistan (Khuzdar, Kalat, Lasbella, Awaran, Ziarat, Zhob, Barkhan, Musa Khel, Shirani, Kohlu, Harnai, Naseerabad and Jaffarabad) from 17th to 19th July with occasional gaps.
  • Sindh : Mainly hot and very humid weather is expected in most districts of the province. Rain, wind/thundershower is expected in Mithi, Sanghar, Umarkot, Tharparkar, Mirpur Khas, Badin, Sajawal, Thatta, Karachi, Hyderabad, Jacobabad, Sukkur, Shikarpur, Qamber Shahdadkot, Larkana, Dadu and Padidan on 18th & 19th July with occasional gaps.
  • Gilgit-Baltistan/:Mainly partly cloudy to cloudy weather condition at time are expected in Gilgit-Baltistan. However, rainfall activity is also expected in Gilgit-Baltistan (Diamir, Astore, Skardu, Gilgit, Ghanche, Shigar) from 17th to 21st July with occasional gaps.

Possible Impacts and advises:

  • Heavyfall may increase inflows in local nullahs/streams of Murree, Galliyat, Manshera, Kohistan and Kashmir from 17th to 19th July.
  • Heavyfall may cause urban flooding in low lying areas of Punjab and lower Sindh on 18th & 19th July.
  • Landslides may disrupt roads at the vulnerable hilly areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Murree, Galliyat, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan during the spell.
  • Heavy downpour/windstorm and lightning may affect daily routines, weak structures like roof/wall collapse of Kacha houses, electric poles, bill boards, vehicles and solar panels etc during the period.
  • Farmers are advised to manage their activities keeping in view the weather forecast.
  • Travelers and tourists are advised to remain extra cautious and manage their travelling according to weather conditions and avoid any untoward situation during the wet spell.
    • Note: : All concerned authorities are advised to remain “ALERT” and take necessary measures to avoid any untoward situation.
      For latest updates on daily basis please visit https://www.pmd.gov.pk

Spokesperson



Issue Date: 8 Jul, 2024 15:48

Monsoon activity in Sindh and eastern parts of Balochistan on 08th and 09th
and in upper and central parts from 10th to 15th July

Met office informed that more monsoon currents are likely to penetrate from Arabian Sea in upper parts of the country from 10th July. Under the influence of this weather system:

  • Kashmir : Rain wind/thundershower (with isolated heavy falls) are expected in Kashmir (Neelum valley, Muzaffarabad, Rawalakot, Poonch, Hattian, Bagh, Haveli, Sudhanoti, Kotli, Bhimber, Mirpur) from 10th to 16th July with occasional gaps.
  • Punjab/Islamabad : Rain wind/thundershower (with isolated heavy falls) are expected in Islamabad/Rawalpindi, Murree, Galliyat, Attock, Chakwal, Tala Gang, Jhelum, Mandi Bahauddin, Gujrat, Gujranwala, Hafizabad, Wazirabad, Lahore, Sheikhupura, Sialkot, Narowal, Sahiwal, Jhang, Toba Tek Singh, Nankana Sahib, Chiniot, Faisalabad, Okara, Pakpattan, Kasur, Khushab, Sargodha, Bhakkar and Mianwali from 10th (evening/night) to 15th July with occasional gaps. Rain/thundershower is expected in Bahawalpur, Bahawalnagar, D.G. Khan, Multan, Khanewal, Lodhran, Muzaffargarh, Rajanpur, Rahimyar Khan and Layyah from 12th to 14th July.
  • Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa: : Rain wind/thundershower (with isolated heavy falls) are expected in Dir, Chitral, Swat, Kohistan, Malakand, Bajaur, Shangla, Battagram, Buner, Kohat, Bajaur, Mohmand, Khyber, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Peshawar, Mardan, Charsadda, Hangu, Kurram, Waziristan, Bannu and Dera Ismail Khan from 11th to 15th July
  • Balochistan : Mainly hot and humid weather is expected in most districts of the province. Rain wind/thundershower is expected in eastern parts of Balochistan (Khuzdar, Kalat, Ziarat, Zhob, Barkhan, Musa Khel and Shirani) on 08th & 09th and from 12th to 14th July.
  • Sindh : Mainly hot and very humid weather is expected in most districts of the province. Rain, wind/thundershower is expected in Jacobabad, Sukkur, Shikarpur, Qamber Shahdadkot, Larkana, Dadu, Padidan, Umarkot, Tharparkar, Mirpur Khas, Badin, Sajawal, Thatta and Karachi on 08th & 09th July with occasional gaps. While rain-wind/thunderstorm is also expected in Sukkur, Larkana and Jacobabad on 12th & 13th July.
  • Gilgit-Baltistan/:Mainly partly cloudy to cloudy weather condition at time are expected in Gilgit-Baltistan. However, rainfall activity is also expected in Gilgit-Baltistan (Diamir, Astore, Skardu, Gilgit, Ghanche, Shigar) from 11th to 15th July. with occasional gaps.

Possible Impacts and advises:

  • Heavyfall may increase inflows in local nullahs/streams of Murree, Galliyat, Manshera, Kohistan and Kashmir from 12th to 14th July.
  • Heavyfall may cause urban flooding in low lying areas in northeastern parts of Punjab.
  • Landslides may disrupt roads at the vulnerable points of hilly areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Murree, Galliyat, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan during the spell.
  • Heavy downpour/windstorm and lightning may affect daily routines, weak structures like roof/wall collapse of Kacha houses, electric poles, bill boards, vehicles and solar panels etc during the period.
  • Farmers are advised to manage their activities keeping in view the weather forecast.
  • Travelers and tourists are advised to remain extra cautious and manage their travelling according to weather conditions and avoid any untoward situation during the wet spell.
    • Note: : All concerned authorities are advised to remain “ALERT” and take necessary measures to avoid any untoward situation.
      For latest updates on daily basis please visit https://www.pmd.gov.pk

Spokesperson



Issue Date: 1 Jul, 2024 16:16

Vigorous Monsoon activity predicted in upper and central parts during the week
Torrential rainfall in upper parts of of the country may cause devastating effects on daily routines

Met office informed that strong monsoon currents from Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal are likely to penetrate upper parts of the country from 03rd July. Under the influence of this weather system:

  • Kashmir : Rain wind/thundershower with (few heavy to very heavy falls at times) are expected in Kashmir (Neelum valley, Muzaffarabad, Rawalakot, Poonch, Hattian, Bagh, Haveli, Sudhanoti, Kotli, Bhimber, Mirpur) from 02nd to 07th July with occasional gaps.
  • Punjab/Islamabad : Rain wind/thundershower with (few heavy to very heavy falls at times) are expected in Islamabad/Rawalpindi, Murree, Galliyat, Attock, Chakwal, Tala Gang, Jhelum, Mandi Bahauddin, Gujrat, Gujranwala, Hafizabad, Wazirabad, Lahore, Sheikhupura, Sialkot, Narowal, Sahiwal, Jhang, Toba Tek Singh, Nankana Sahib, Chiniot, Faisalabad, Okara, Pakpattan, Kasur, Khushab, Sargodha, Bhakkar and Mianwali from 02nd to 07th July with occasional gaps. Rain/thundershower is expected in Bahawalpur, Bahawalnagar, D.G. Khan, Multan, Khanewal, Lodhran, Muzaffargarh, Rajanpur, Rahimyar Khan and Layyah from 04th (night) to 07th July.
  • Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa: : Rain wind/thundershower with (few heavy to isolated very heavy falls) are expected in Dir, Chitral, Swat, Kohistan, Malakand, Bajaur, Shangla, Battagram, Buner, Kohat, Bajaur, Mohmand, Khyber, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Peshawar, Mardan, Charsadda, Hangu, Kurram, Waziristan, Bannu and Dera Ismail Khan from 03rd to 07th July with occasional gaps.
  • Balochistan : Mainly hot and humid weather is expected in most districts of the province. MRain wind/thundershower is expected in eastern parts of Balochistan (Khuzdar, Kalat, Zhob, Barkhan, Jaffarabad and Naseerabad) from 03rd to 07th July.
  • Sindh : Mainly hot and very humid weather is expected in most districts of the province. Rain, wind/thundershower is expected in Mithi, Umarkot, Mirpur Khas, Sukkur and Larkana from 04th to 07th July with occasional gaps.
  • Gilgit-Baltistan/: Mainly partly cloudy to cloudy weather condition at time are expected in Gilgit-Baltistan. However, rainfall activity is also expected in Gilgit-Baltistan (Diamir, Astore, Skardu, Gilgit, Ghanche, Shigar) during the week.

Possible Impacts and advises:

  • Torrential rains may cause flash floods in local nullahs/streams of Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Sialkot, Narowal, Murree, Galliyat, Manshera, Kohistan, Abbottabad, Dir, Swat, Kashmir and hill torrent of Dera Ghazi Khan from 04th to 07th July.
  • Water flows in eastern rivers are likely to increase during the vigorous activity of monsoon.
  • Urban flooding in Lahore, Sialkot, Gujranwala, Narowal, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad and Peshawar from 04th to 07th July.
  • Landslides may disrupt roads at the vulnerable points of hilly areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Murree, Galliyat, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.
  • Heavy downpour/windstorm and lightning may affect daily routines, weak structures like roof/wall collapse of Kacha houses, electric poles, bill boards, vehicles and solar panels etc during the period.
  • Farmers are advised to manage their activities keeping in view the weather forecast.
  • Travelers and tourists are advised to remain extra cautious and manage their travelling according to weather conditions and avoid any untoward situation during the wet spell.
    • Note: : All concerned authorities are advised to remain “ALERT” and take necessary measures to avoid any untoward situation.
      For latest updates on daily basis please visit https://www.pmd.gov.pk

Spokesperson



Issue Date: 25 Jun, 2024 14:56

Rains predicted in the Country from 26th June to 01st July, 2024

Met office informed that monsoon currents from Arabian sea and Bay of Bengal are likely to penetrate eastern parts of the country from 26th June and a low pressure also lies over south of Indian Gujrat. Under the influence of this weather system:

  • Sindh : Rain wind/thundershower with isolated heavyfall is expected in Mithi, Umarkot, Mirpur Khas, Sanghar, Tando Allahyar, Badin, Thatta, Karachi, Hyderabad, Jamshoro, Shaheed Benazirabad, Nausheroferoze, Khairpur, Dadu, Sukkur, Jacobabad, Kashmore and Larkana from 26th June to 01st July with occasional gaps.
  • Punjab/Islamabad : Rain wind/thundershower with isolated heavyfall/hailstorm is expected in Islamabad/Rawalpindi, Murree, Galliyat, Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum, Mandi Bahauddin, Gujrat, Gujranwala, Hafizabad, Wazirabad, Lahore, Sheikhupura, Sialkot, Narowal, Sahiwal, Jhang, Toba Tek Singh, Nankana Sahib, Chiniot, Faisalabad, Okara, Kasur, Khushab, Sargodha, Bhakkar and Mianwali from 27th June to 01st July with occasional gaps. Rain/thundershower is expected in Bahawalpur, Bahawalnagar, D.G. Khan, Multan, Khanewal, Lodhran, Muzaffargarh, Rajanpur, Rahimyar Khan and Layyah from 26th to 30th June.
  • Gilgit-Baltistan/Kashmir : Rain wind/thunderstorm is expected in Gilgit-Baltistan (Diamir, Astore, Ghizer, Skardu, Hunza, Gilgit, Ghanche, Shigar), Kashmir (Neelum valley, Muzaffarabad, Rawalakot, Poonch, Hattian, Bagh, Haveli, Sudhanoti, Kotli, Bhimber, Mirpur) from 28th June to 01st July with occasional gaps. Few heavy falls are also likely in Kashmir during the period.
  • Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa : Rain wind/thundershower with isolated heavyfall expected in Dir, Chitral, Swat, Kohistan, Malakand, Bajaur, Shangla, Battagram, Buner, Kohat, Bajaur, Mohmand, Khyber, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Peshawar, Mardan, Hangu and Kurram from 28th June to 01st July with occasional gaps.
  • Balochistan :Rain wind/thundershower is expected in Lasbella, Khuzdar, Awaran, Jhal Magsi, Kalat, Naseerabad, Jaffarabad, Dera Bugti, Kohlu, Zhob and Barkhan from 26th to 28th June.

Possible Impacts and advises:

  • Heavy rains may cause urban/flash flood in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Lahore, Sialkot, Gujranwala, Narowal hilly areas of Kashmir from 28th to 30th June.
  • Duststorm/windstorm and lightning may affect daily routines, loose structures like electric poles, vehicles and solar panels etc during the period.
    • Note: : All concerned authorities are advised to remain “ALERT” and take necessary measures to avoid any untoward situation.
      For latest updates on daily basis please visit https://www.pmd.gov.pk

Spokesperson



Issue Date: 14 Jun, 2024 14:59

Wind/Thunderstorm-rains are predicted from 18th(evening/night) to 22nd June

Met office informed that moist currents from Arabian sea are likely to penetrate upper/central parts of the country from 18th June. A Shallow westerly wave is also likely to approach western parts of the country on 18th June. Under the influence of this weather system:

  • Gilgit-Baltistan/Kashmir: Thunderstorm-rain is expected in Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir on Friday (evening/night)/Saturday morning. Hot and dry weather is likely in Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir on 16th June & 17th June. Rain-wind/thunderstorm is expected in Gilgit-Baltistan (Diamir, Astore, Ghizer, Skardu, Hunza, Gilgit, Ghanche, Shigar), Kashmir (Neelum valley, Muzaffarabad, Rawalakot, Poonch, Hattian, Bagh, Haveli, Sudhanoti, Kotli, Bhimber, Mirpur) from 18th June to 22nd June with occasional gaps. Few heavy falls are also likely in Kashmir during the period.
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa:Thunderstorm-rain is expected in Dir, Swat, Malakand, Bajaur, Kohistan, Chitral, Shangla, Battagram, Buner, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Peshawar, Mardan, Kohat, Hangu, Kurram and Waziristan on Friday (evening/night)/Saturday morning. Very hot and dry weather is likely in southern parts of the province from 16th June to 18th June. Rain-wind/thunderstorm is expected in Chitral, Dir, Swat, Abbottabad, Mansehra, Haripur, Kohistan, Shangla, Buner, Malakand, Kohat, Bajaur, Mohmand, Khyber, Peshawar, Mardan, Kurram, Bannu, Dera Ismail Khan and Waziristan from 18th June(night) to 22nd June with occasional gaps.
  • Punjab/Islamabad: Dust/Thunderstorm-rain is expected in Murree, Galliyat, Rawalpindi, Bhakkar, Faisalabad, Sahiwal, Okara, Kasur, Nankana Sahib, Lahore, Hafizabad, Mandi Bahauddin, Wazirabad, Sialkot, Narowal, Gujranwala on Friday (evening/night)/Saturday morning. Very hot and dry weather is likely in most parts of the province from 16th June to 18th June. Rain-wind/thundershower/duststorm (with few heavyfalls) is expected in Islamabad/Rawalpindi, Murree, Galliyat, Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum, Mandi Bahauddin, Gujrat, Gujranwala, Hafizabad, Sialkot, Narowal, Lahore, Kasur, Okara, Sheikhupura, Faisalabad, Toba Tek Singh, Jhang, Khushab, Sargodha, Bhakkar and Mianwali from 18th June (evening/night) to 22nd June with occasional gaps. Rain-wind/thundershower/duststorm is also expected in Bahawalpur, Bahawalnagar, D.G. Khan, Sahiwal, Multan, Khanewal, Lodhran, Muzaffargarh, Rajanpur, Rahimyar Khan and Layyah from 20th to 22nd June.
  • Balochistan: Very hot and dry weather is likely in most parts of the province from 16th June to 18th June. Duststorm/thunderstorm with rain is expected in Quetta, Zhob, Kohlu, Musakhel, Loralai, Sibbi, Naseerabad, Jaffarabad, Dera Bugti and Barkhan from 20th to 22nd June.
  • Sindh: Very hot and dry weather is likely in most parts of the province from 17th June to 20th June. Duststorm/gusty winds with isolated rain-thunderstorm is expected in Sukkur, Jacobabad, Kashmore and Larkana on 21st & 22nd June.

Possible Impacts and advises:

  • Duststorm/windstorm and lightning may affect daily routines, loose structures like electric poles, vehicles and solar panels etc during the period.
  • Very hot weather conditions are likely to subside from 19th to 22nd June.
    • Note: : All concerned authorities are advised to remain “ALERT” and take necessary measures to avoid any untoward situation.
      For latest updates on daily basis please visit https://www.pmd.gov.pk

Spokesperson



Issue Date: 3 Jun, 2024 15:42

Heatwave conditions are likely to subside during the week
Dust-thunderstorm rain predicted in upper parts from 04th June to 07th June, 2024

Met office informed that a shallow westerly wave is likely to enter upper and central parts of the country on Tuesday (Evening/night) and may persist during next 03 days. Under the influence of this weather system:

  • Gilgit-Baltistan/Kashmir: Rain-wind/thunderstorm is expected in Gilgit-Baltistan (Diamir, Astore, Ghizer, Skardu, Hunza, Gilgit, Ghanche, Shigar), Kashmir (Neelum valley, Muzaffarabad, Rawalakot, Poonch, Hattian, Bagh, Haveli, Sudhanoti, Kotli, Bhimber, Mirpur) from 03rd June (evening/night) to 08th June. with occasional gaps.
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa:Duststorm/thunderstorm with rain is expected in Chitral, Dir, Swat, Abbottabad, Mansehra, Haripur, Kohistan, Shangla, Buner, Malakand, Kohat, Bajaur, Mohmand, Khyber, Peshawar, Mardan and Kurram from 04th June (evening/night) to 08th June with occasional gaps.
  • Punjab/Islamabad: Duststorm/thunderstorm with rain is expected in Islamabad/Rawalpindi, Murree, Galliyat, Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum, Mandi Bahauddin, Gujrat, Gujranwala, Hafizabad, Sialkot, Narowal, Lahore, Kasur, Okara, Sheikhupura, Faisalabad, Toba Tek Singh, Jhang, Khushab, Sargodha and Mianwali from 04th June to 06th June with occasional gaps. Duststorm/thunderstorm with isolated rain is also expected in Bahawalpur, Bahawalnagar, D.G. Khan, Sahiwal, Multan and Layyah from 05th June (Evening/night) to 07th June.
  • Balochistan: Duststorm/thunderstorm with isolated rain is expected in Quetta, Zhob, Ziarat, Sherani, Kohlu, Musakhel, Dera Bugti and Barkhan from 05th June (Evening/night) to 07th June.
  • Sindh: Duststorm/gusty winds with isolated rain-thunderstorm is expected in Sukkur, Jacobabad, Kashmore and Larkana on 06th June & 07th June.

Possible Impacts and advises:

  • Duststorm/windstorm and lightning may affect daily routines, standing crops, loose structures like electric poles, vehicles and solar panels etc during the period.
  • Heatwave conditions are likely to subside in the country during the forecast period.
    • Note: : All concerned authorities are advised to remain “ALERT” and take necessary measures to avoid any untoward situation.
      For latest updates on daily basis please visit https://www.pmd.gov.pk

Spokesperson



Issue Date: 27 May, 2024 16:38

Duststorm/thunderstorm and isolated rain predicted in upper parts from 28th May to 01st June
Severe heatwave conditions are likely to subside.

Met office informed that a shallow westerly wave is likely to affect upper parts of the country on 28th May(evening/night). Under the influence of this weather system:

  • Balochistan: Duststorm/thunderstorm is expected in Quetta, Zhob, Ziarat, Sherani and Barkhan from 27th (night) to 29th May. .
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa:Duststorm/thunderstorm with isolated rain is expected in Chitral, Dir, Swat, Abbottabad, Mansehra, Haripur, Kohistan, Shangla, Buner, Malakand, Waziristan, Kohat, Lakki Marwat, Bajaur, Mohmand, Karak, Khyber, Peshawar, Mardan and Kurram from 28th May (evening/night) to 01st June with occasional gaps.
  • Gilgit-Baltistan/Kashmir: Rain-wind/thunderstorm is expected in Gilgit-Baltistan (Diamir, Astore, Ghizer, Skardu, Hunza, Gilgit, Ghanche, Shigar), Kashmir (Neelum valley, Muzaffarabad, Rawalakot, Poonch, Hattian, Bagh, Haveli, Sudhanoti, Kotli, Bhimber, Mirpur) from 28th May (evening/night) to 01st June.
  • Punjab/Islamabad: : Duststorm/thunderstorm with isolated rain is expected in Islamabad/Rawalpindi, Murree, Galliyat, Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum, Mandi Bahauddin, Gujrat, Gujranwala, Hafizabad, Sialkot, Narowal, Lahore, Kasur, Okara, Faisalabad, Toba Tek Singh, Jhang, Khushab, Sargodha and Mianwali from 28th May (evening/night) to 01st June with occasional gaps.
  • Sindh: Duststorm/gusty winds is expected in Karachi, Thatta, Badin and Hyderabad on 28th and 29th May.

Possible Impacts and advises:

  • The farmers are advised to manage the crops accordingly.
  • Duststorm/windstorm and lightning may affect daily routines, standing crops, loose structures like electric poles, vehicles and solar panels etc during the period.
  • Severe heatwave conditions are likely to subside in upper parts from 28th May.
  • Heatwave like conditions likely in central and southern parts of the country. Day temperatures are likely to remain 03-04 °C above normal.
  • General public is advised to avoid unnecessary exposure to direct sunlight.
    • Note: All concerned authorities are advised to remain “ALERT” and take necessary measures to avoid any untoward situation.
      For latest updates on daily basis please visit https://www.pmd.gov.pk

Spokesperson



Issue Date: 16 May, 2024 15:38

Heatwave conditions predicted in the country during upcoming week
Duststorm/thunderstorm-rain is expected in upper parts from 16th (evening) to 19th May

Met office informed that due to the presence of high pressure in the upper atmosphere, heatwave conditions are likely to develop over most parts of the country, especially over Punjab and Sindh from 21st May and likely to convert to severe heatwave conditions from 23rd to 27th May.

Day temperatures are likely to remain 04 to 06°C above normal in Sindh and Punjab from 21st to 23rd and from 06 to 08°C from 23rd to 27th May. Day temperatures are likely to remain 04 to 06°C above normal in Islamabad, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan and Balochistan from 21st to 27th May.

Met office further informed that a shallow westerly wave is likely to affect upper parts of the country on 16th May(evening/night). Under the influence of this weather system:

  • Balochistan: Duststorm/thunderstorm with isolated rain is expected Quetta, Zhob, Ziarat, Sherani, Barkhan, Kalat, Khuzdar, Qila Abdullah, Qilla Saifullah, Kharan and Mastung from 16th (evening) to 19th May..
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa:Duststorm/thunderstorm with isolated rain is expected in Chitral, Dir, Swat, Abbottabad, Mansehra, Haripur, Kohistan, Shangla, Buner, Malakand, Waziristan, Kohat, Lakki Marwat, Bannu, Dera Ismail Khan, Bajaur, Mohmand, Karak, Khyber, Peshawar, Charsadda, Nowshera, Swabi, Mardan and Kurram from 16th (evening) to 19th May.
  • Gilgit-Baltistan/Kashmir: Rain-wind/thunderstorm is expected in Gilgit-Baltistan (Diamir, Astore, Ghizer, Skardu, Hunza, Gilgit, Ghanche, Shigar), Kashmir (Neelum valley, Muzaffarabad, Rawalakot, Poonch, Hattian, Bagh, Haveli, Sudhanoti, Kotli, Bhimber, Mirpur) from 16th (evening) to 19th May.
  • Punjab/Islamabad: Duststorm/thunderstorm with isolated rain is expected in Islamabad/Rawalpindi, Murree, Galliyat, Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum, Mandi Bahauddin, Gujrat, Gujranwala, Hafizabad, Sialkot, Narowal, Lahore, Kasur, Okara, Faisalabad, Toba Tek Singh, Jhang, Khushab, Sargodha and Mianwali from 16th (evening) to 18th May.
  • Sindh: Duststorm/thunderstorm with isolated rain is expected in Sukkur, Jacobabad, Kashmore, Larkana, Dadu on 17th and 18th May.

Possible Impacts and advises:

  • The farmers are advised to manage the crops accordingly.
  • General public is advised to avoid unnecessary exposure to direct sunlight.
  • Judicious use of water is requested from all aspects of life.
  • Extreme dry/heatwave conditions may trigger bush fires/forest fires in the vulnerable areas of Punjab, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and Northeast Balochistan.
    • Note: All concerned authorities are advised to remain “ALERT” and take necessary measures to avoid any untoward situation during the heatwave spell.
      For latest updates on daily basis please visit https://www.pmd.gov.pk

Spokesperson



Issue Date: 7 May, 2024 12:42

Day temperatures are likely to soar during the week
Rain-duststorm/thunderstorm predicted during the weekend

Met Office informed that the day temperatures are likely to increase due to high pressure in the upper atmosphere in most parts of the country particularly in southern half of the country. A westerly wave is likely to enter western parts of the country on 10th May (evening/night) and likely to grip upper parts on 11th May. Under the influence of this weather system:

  • Balochistan: Day temperatures are likely to remain 03-05°C above normal from 08th to 10th May. Rain-duststorm/thunderstorm is expected in Quetta, Zhob, Ziarat, Barkhan, Kalat, Khuzdar, Qilla Saifullah, Kohlu and Mastung on 10th (evening/night) and 11th May. Duststorm/thunsrestorm is also expected in Kharan, Chagi and Panjgur during the period.
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa:Day temperatures are likely to remain 02-03°C above normal from 08th to 10th May. Rain-duststorm/thunderstorm is expected in Chitral, Dir, Swat, Abbottabad, Mansehra, Haripur, Kohistan, Shangla, Buner, Malakand, Waziristan, Kohat, Lakki Marwat, Bannu, Dera Ismail Khan, Bajaur, Mohmand, Karak, Khyber, Peshawar, Charsadda, Nowshera, Swabi, Mardan and Kurram from 10th (night) to 12th May (morning). Hailstorm is also expected at isolated places during the period.
  • Gilgit-Baltistan/Kashmir: Day temperatures are likely to remain 03-05°C above normal from 08th to 10th May. Rain-wind/thunderstorm is expected in Gilgit-Baltistan (Diamir, Astore, Ghizer, Skardu, Hunza, Gilgit, Ghanche, Shigar), Kashmir (Neelum valley, Muzaffarabad, Rawalakot, Poonch, Hattian, Bagh, Haveli, Sudhanoti, Kotli, Bhimber, Mirpur) on 11th and 12th May.
  • Punjab/Islamabad: Day temperatures are likely to remain 03-05°C above normal from 08th to 10th May. Rain-duststorm/thunderstorm is expected in Murree, Galliyat, Islamabad/Rawalpindi, Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum, Mandi Bahauddin, Gujrat, Gujranwala, Hafizabad, Sialkot, Narowal, Lahore, Kasur, Okara, Faisalabad, Toba Tek Singh, Jhang, Khushab, Sargodha, Mianwali, Pakpattan and Sahiwal from 10th (night) to 12th May. While, in Dera Ghazi Khan, Rajanpur, Bhakkar, Layyah, Multan, Kot Addu, Muzaffargarh, Rahim Yar Khan, Sadiqabad, Khanpur, Bahawalpur and Bahawalnagar on 10th and 11th May. Hailstorm is also expected at isolated places during the period.
  • Sindh: Day temperatures are likely to remain 03-05°C above normal from 08th to 10th May. Dust-thunderstorm/ rain is expected in Sukkur, Jacobabad, Kashmore, Larkana, Dadu, Qambar Shahdad Kot, Jamshoro and Sanghar on 10th (night) and 11th May.

Possible Impacts and advises:

  • The farmers are advised to manage the watering of crops and wheat harvesting accordingly.
  • General public is advised to avoid unnecessary exposure to direct sunlight.
  • Windstorm/hailstorm and lightning may affect daily routines, standing crops, loose structures like electric poles, vehicles and solar panels etc during the period.
  • Soaring temperatures conditions are likely to subside during the wet days.
    • Note: All concerned authorities are advised to remain “ALERT” and take necessary measures to avoid any untoward situation during the forecast period.
      For latest updates on daily basis please visit: https://www.pmd.gov.pk/en/

Spokesperson