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Press Releases

Issue Date: 11 May, 2020 17:04

More Rains predicted in this week

Met Office informed that a westerly wave is likely to enter Pakistan on Tuesday and likely to persist in upper parts till Thursday. Under the influence of this westerly wave, following weather is expected.

  • Dust-thunderstorm with rain is expected in Quetta, Zhob, Barkhan, Kohlu, Loralai, D.G.Khan, Rajanpur, Multan, Khanewal, Sahiwal, Okara, R.Y.Khan, Bahawalnagar, Bahawalpur, Sukkur, Larkana, Jacobabad during Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • • Wind rain-thundershower ( with few hailstorm) is expected with intervals in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Jhelum, Chakwal, Attock, Mianwali, Sargodha, Bhakkar, Layyah, Khushab, M.B.Din, Hafizabad, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Sialkot, Narowal, Sheikhupura, Lahore, Kasur, Faisalabad, Jhang, T.T.Singh, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan during Tuesday (night) to Thursday. Isolated heavy falls are also expected in Malakand, Charsada, Mardan, Dir and Swat districts during the period.

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

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Issue Date: 3 May, 2020 16:50

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Issue Date: 2 May, 2020 15:22

Dust Thunderstorm with rain predicted from Sunday to Wednesday

Met Office informed that a westerly wave is likely to enter in Pakistan on Sunday and likely to grip upper and central parts of the country on Monday and may persist in upper parts till Wednesday. Under the influence of this westerly wave, following weather is expected.

  • Rain wind-thunderstorm (few moderate to isolated heavy falls with hailstorm) is expected with intervals in Khyber Pakhtunkhawa, upper Punjab (Rawalpindi, Jhelum, Chakwal, Attock, Mianwali, Sargodha, Bhakkar, Layyah, Khushab, M.B.Din, Hafizabad, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Sialkot, Narowal, Sheikhupura, Lahore, Kasur, Faisalabad, Jhang, T.T.Singh), Islamabad, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan from Sunday to Wednesday.
  • Dust-thunderstorm with rain is also expected in Quetta, Zhob, Barkhan, Kohlu, Loralai, D.G.Khan, Rajanpur, Multan, Khanewal, Sahiwal, Okara, R.Y.Khan, Bahawalnagar, Bahawalpur, Sukkur, Larkana, Jacobabad, Shaheed Benazirabad during Sunday(night) to Tuesday.
Farmers are advised to take precautionary measures for Wheat harvesting during the forecast period.

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Issue Date: 16 Apr, 2020 14:40

More Rains with wind-thunderstorm predicted in coming days

A westerly wave is likely to enter in Pakistan on Thursday (night) and likely to grip upper and central parts of the country on Friday and may persist in upper parts till Monday. Under the influence of this westerly wave, following weather is expected in coming days:

  • Rain wind-thunderstorm (a few hailstorm) is expected in Khyber Pakhtunkhawa, Rawalpindi, Jhelum, Chakwal, Attock, Mianwali, Sargodha, Bhakkar, Layyah, Khushab, M.B.Din, Hafizabad ,Gujaranwala, Gujrat, Sialkot, Narowal, Shiekupura, Lahore, Kasur, Faisalabad, Jhang, T.T.Singh, Islamabad, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan during Friday, Saturday and Monday.
  • Rain thunderstorm is also expected in Chagai, Noshuki, Quetta, Zhob, Harnai, Barkhan, Kohlu, Loralai, D.G.Khan, Rajanpur, Multan, Khanewal, Sahiwal, Okara, R.Y.khan, Bahwalnagar and Bahawalpur from Thursday (night) to Friday.

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Issue Date: 29 Mar, 2020 21:35

More rain predicted in the country from Monday to Wednesday

Met Office informed that another westerly weather system is likely to enter in Balochistan on Monday that will grip upper parts of the country on Tuesday. Under the influence of this system the weather will be as under:

  • Scattered rain- thunderstorm with gusty winds and a few hailstorms is expected in Balochistan( Quetta, Zhob, Pashin, Harnai, Qila Abdullah, Qila Saifullah, Panjgur, Ziarat, Kalat, Mastung, Musa Khail and Barkhan) and South Punjab ( Dera Ghazi Khan, Multan, Khanewal, Sahiwal, Okara, Bahawalpur, Bahawalnagar, Khanpur, Lodhran, Layya, Muzaffargarh and Vehari) on Monday and Tuesday.
  • Widespread Rain thunderstorm (with isolated heavy falls) and a few hailstorm is also expected in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa , Islamabad, Upper Punjab ( Rawalpindi, Attock, Jhelum, Chakwal, Mianwali, Sargodha, Khushab, Bhakkar, Faisalabad, Jhang, Toba Tek Singh, Sheikhupura, Lahore, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Gujrat, Hafizabad and Narowal), Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir from Monday to Wednesday.
  • Dust Thunderstorm rain is also expected in Sukker, Shaheed Benazirabad and Jacobabad on Monday/Tuesday.

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Issue Date: 26 Mar, 2020 23:21

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Issue Date: 21 Mar, 2020 20:17

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Issue Date: 18 Mar, 2020 17:44

More Rains predicted in coming days

Another westerly wave is likely to enter in Pakistan on Friday that will be intensified on Sunday. Under the influence of this westerly wave, rains are expected in the country in coming days, such as;


Friday/Saturday-Isolated rains:
  • Isolated rain thunderstorm with gusty winds (a few hailstorm) is expected in north Balochistan(Quetta, Zhob, Qilla Abdullah, Qila Saifullah, Pishin, Musa khail), Khyber Pakhtunkhawa(Chitral, Dir, Swat, Kohistan, Mardan, Peshawar, Charsadda, Nowshera, Waziristan, Mohmand and Bajur), Islamabad and upper Punjab (Rawalpindi, Jhelum, Chakwal, Attock, Mianwali, and Khusab) on Friday/Saturday .
Sunday to Tuesday-Widespread rains:
  • Widespread rain thunderstorm with gusty winds (a few hailstorm) is expected in Balochistan on Sunday and Monday. Islamabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhawa and Punjab on Monday and Tuesday.
  • Widespread rain thunderstorm is expected in Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan from Monday to Wednesday.
  • Dust-thunderstorm-rain (a few hailstorm) is expected in Sukkur, Jacobabad, Shaheed Benazir Abad, Dadu, Larkana, Karachi and Hyderabad during Sunday(evening) and Monday.
  • Isolated heavy falls are also expected in Awaran, Kech, Panjgur, Lasbella and Makran coast on Sunday/Monday and Dir, Swat, Shangla, Buner, Battagram & Kohistan on Monday/Tuesday.

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Issue Date: 10 Mar, 2020 12:55

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Issue Date: 9 Mar, 2020 14:20

More rain predicted in Upper and Central parts of the country from Wednesday to Friday

Met Office informed that another strong westerly weather system is likely to enter in Pakistan on Tuesday evening that will produce more rains for 2-3 days (Wednesday-Friday). Under the influence of this weather system:

  • Widespread rain/wind thunderstorm with (snowfall over the hills) is expected in all districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan, Islamabad, Punjab from Wednesday to Friday. Hail storm is also expected at few places during the period.
  • Rain wind-thunderstorm (with isolated heavy falls) is also expected in Quetta, Zhob, Pashin, Harnai, Qila Abdullah, Qila Saifullah, Panjgur, Ziarat, Kalat, Mastung from Tuesday (evening) to Thursday, while in Sukkur, Larkana, Jacobabad, Shikarpur and Shaheed Benazirabad on Tuesday (evening) and Wednesday. Dust storm is also expected in lower Sindh including Karachi during the period.
  • Heavy rain with intermittent thundershowers is also expected in Kashmir, Dir, Swat, Shangla, Buner, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Peshawar, Mardan, Islamabad/Rawalpindi, Jhelum, Gujranwala, Lahore, Sargodha, Dera Ghazi khan and Faisalabad districts on Wednesday and Thursday.
  • Heavy rainfall can generate flash flooding and may trigger landslides in the vulnerable areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, North Balochistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Kashmir and hill torrents of Dera Ghazi Khan from Wednesday (night) to Friday.

All concerned authorities are advised to take precautionary measures during the forecast period to avoid any loss of life/damage to property.

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