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Pakistan Meteorological Department

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Press Releases

Issue Date: 22 Sep, 2023 12:06

More rain-wind/thundershower predicted from Friday to Sunday

Met Office informed that weak to moderate moist currents from Arabian Sea are likely to penetrate in upper parts of the country from 22nd September, 2023. A westerly wave is also likely to affect upper parts on 22nd September. Under the influence of this weather system:

  • • Rain/wind-thundershower (with few moderate to heavy falls) is expected in Kashmir, (Neelum valley, Muzaffarabad, Poonch, Hattian, Bagh, Haveli, Sudhanoti, Kotli, Bhimber, Mirpur), Gilgit Baltistan (Diamir, Astore, Ghizer, Skardu, Hunza, Gilgit, Ghanche, Shigar), Murree, Galliyat, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum, Mandi Bahauddin, Hafizabad, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Sialkot, Narowal, Lahore, Kasur, Sheikhupura, Chitral, Dir, Swat, Shangla, Buner, Kurram, Mansehra, Kohistan, Abbottabad, Haripur, Kohat, Peshawar, Mardan, Swabi and Nowshera from 22nd to 24th September with occasional gaps.
  • • Rain/wind-thundershower is also expected in Lakki Marwat, Dera Ismail Khan, Bannu, Karak, Waziristan, Mianwali, Sargodha, Khushab, Faisalabad, Toba Tek Singh, Jhang, Bhakkar, Layyah, Dera Ghazi Khan, Multan and Bahawalnagar on 23rd & 24th September with occasional gaps.

Possible Impacts:

  • • Moderate to heavy falls may cause urban flooding in low lying areas of Lahore, Gujranwala and Rawalpindi on 22nd & 23rd September.
  • • Moderate to heavy rains may trigger landslides in the vulnerable areas of Murree, Galliyat, Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan, Chitral, Dir, Swat, Kohistan, Shangla, Buner, Mansehra & Abbottabad from 22nd to 24th September.
  • • Farmers are advised to manage their crop activities accordingly.
  • • Tourists and travellers are advised to remain cautious to avoid any untoward situation during the period.
  • • Wind-thunderstorm may damage loose structures like electric poles, solar panels etc.
  • • General public is advised to stay at safe places during wind-storm/lightning/moderate/heavy rains.

NOTE: All concerned authorities are advised to remain ALERT and take necessary precautions during the forecast period.

Spokesperson



Issue Date: 22 Sep, 2023 11:51

More rain-wind/thundershower predicted from Friday to Sunday

Met Office informed that weak to moderate moist currents from Arabian Sea are likely to penetrate in upper parts of the country from 22nd September, 2023. A westerly wave is also likely to affect upper parts on 22nd September. Under the influence of this weather system:

  • Rain/wind-thundershower (with few moderate to heavy falls) is expected in Kashmir, (Neelum valley, Muzaffarabad, Poonch, Hattian, Bagh, Haveli, Sudhanoti, Kotli, Bhimber, Mirpur), Gilgit Baltistan (Diamir, Astore, Ghizer, Skardu, Hunza, Gilgit, Ghanche, Shigar), Murree, Galliyat, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum, Mandi Bahauddin, Hafizabad, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Sialkot, Narowal, Lahore, Kasur, Sheikhupura, Chitral, Dir, Swat, Shangla, Buner, Kurram, Mansehra, Kohistan, Abbottabad, Haripur, Kohat, Peshawar, Mardan, Swabi and Nowshera from 22nd to 24th September with occasional gaps.
  • Rain/wind-thundershower is also expected in Lakki Marwat, Dera Ismail Khan, Bannu, Karak, Waziristan, Mianwali, Sargodha, Khushab, Faisalabad, Toba Tek Singh, Jhang, Bhakkar, Layyah, Dera Ghazi Khan, Multan and Bahawalnagar on 23rd & 24th September with occasional gaps.

Possible Impacts:

  • Moderate to heavy falls may cause urban flooding in low lying areas of Lahore, Gujranwala and Rawalpindi on 22nd & 23rd September.
  • Moderate to heavy rains may trigger landslides in the vulnerable areas of Murree, Galliyat, Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan, Chitral, Dir, Swat, Kohistan, Shangla, Buner, Mansehra & Abbottabad from 22nd to 24th September.
  • Farmers are advised to manage their crop activities accordingly.
  • Tourists and travelers are advised to remain cautious to avoid any untoward situation during the period.
  • Wind-thunderstorm may damage loose structures like electric poles, solar panels etc.
  • General public is advised to stay at safe places during wind-storm/lightning/moderate/heavy rains.

NOTE: All concerned authorities are advised to remain ALERT and take necessary precautions during the forecast period.

Spokesperson



Issue Date: 13 Apr, 2023 12:37

Rain-dust/thunderstorm predicted in upper/central parts from Weekend

A westerly wave is likely to enter upper parts of the country on 15th April and would spread in western & central parts subsequently. Under the influence of this weather system:

  • Rain-dust/thunderstorm with isolated heavy falls and hailstorm is expected in Kashmir (Neelum valley, Muzaffarabad, Poonch, Hattian, Bagh, Haveli, Sudhanoti, Kotli, Bhimber, Mirpur), Gilgit-Baltistan (Diamir, Astore, Ghizer, Skardu, Hunza, Gilgit, Ghanche, Shigar), Chitral, Dir, Swat, Mansehra, Buner, Kohistan, Shangla, Haripur, Abbottabad, Peshawar, Charsadda, Nowshera, Swabi, Mardan, Bajaur, Murree, Galliyat, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Attock, Chakwal and Jhelum from 15th (evening/night) to 20th April with occasional gaps.
  • Rain-dust/thunderstorm with isolated hailstorm is expected in Kurram, Waziristan, Kohat, Karak, Bannu, Dera Ismail Khan, Quetta, Zhob, Barkhan, Qila Saifullah, Qillah Abdullah, Chaman, Pishin, Ziarat, Sibbi, Naseerabad, Khuzdar, Kalat and Makran on 17th and 18th April.
  • f Light rain-dust/thunderstorm is also expected in Sukkur, Larkana, Jacobabad, Multan, D.G.Khan, Rajanpur, Bahawalpur, Raim yar Khan, Bahawalnagar, Layyah, Bhakkar, Khushab, Mianwali, Sargodha, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Hafizabad, Mandi Bahauddin, Sialkot, Narowal, Lahore, Sahiwal, Okara, Faisalabad, Toba Tek Singh, Jhang, Kasur, Sheikhupura and Nankana Sahib on 17th and 18th April.

Possible Impacts:

  • Dust-windstorm & Hailstorm may cause damage to loose infrastructure and standing crops particularly wheat crop. Farmers should perform their activities keeping in view the weather forecast.
  • Landslides / Flash Floods may occur in Chitral, Dir, Swat, Kohistan, Gilgit Baltistan, Kashmir, Murree and Galiyat on 18th and 19th April.
  • Tourists are advised to remain more cautious during the forecast period.

NOTE: All concerned authorities are advised to remain “ALERT” to avoid any untoward situation during the forecast period.

Spokesperson



Issue Date: 2 Apr, 2023 13:59

More rain-wind/thunderstorm is expected in upper parts of the country on Monday and Tuesday

Met Office informed that another westerly wave is likely to enter western parts of the country from 02nd April (Evening/night) and likely to intensify in upper parts on Monday.

Under the influence of this weather system:

  • Rain-wind/thunderstorm with isolated heavy falls and hailstorm is expected in Kashmir (Neelum valley, Muzaffarabad, Poonch, Hattian, Bagh, Haveli, Sudhanoti, Kotli, Bhimber, Mirpur), Gilgit-Baltistan (Diamir, Astore, Ghizer, Skardu, Hunza, Gilgit, Ghanche, Shigar), Peshawar, Charsadda, Nowshera, Swabi, Mardan, Bajaur, Kurram, Waziristan, Kohat, Karak, Bannu, Dera Ismail Khan, Chitral, Dir, Swat, Mansehra, Buner, Kohistan, Shangla, Haripur, Abbottabad, Islamabad, Murree, Galliyat, Rawalpindi, Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum, Khushab, Mianwali, Sargodha, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Hafizabad, Mandi Bahauddin, Sialkot, Narowal, Lahore, Faisalabad, Toba Tek Singh, Jhang, Kasur, Sheikhupura and Nankana Sahib from 02nd April (evening/night) to 04th April.
  • Isolated rain-wind/thunderstorm is expected in northeast Balochistan (Quetta, Zhob, Barkhan, Qila Saifullah, Qillah Abdullah) and south Punjab (Multan, D.G. Khan, Bahawalnagar and Sahiwal) from 02nd April (evening/night) to 03th April.

Possible Impacts:

  • Strong wind & Hailstorm may cause damage to loose infrastructure and standing crops (particularly wheat crop) in the country. Farmers should irrigate the crops keeping in view the PMD forecast.
  • Heavy Rains may cause Flash Floods in Swabi, Mardan, Peshawar, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Dir, Swat, Kohistan, Nowshera, Waziristan, Bajur, Kurram, Kashmir on Monday and Tuesday during the forecast period.
  • Landslides may occur in hilly areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan, Kashmir, Murree and Galliyat during the forecast period.
  • Tourists are advised to remain more cautious during the forecast period.

Note: All concerned authorities are advised to remain “ALERT” to avoid any untoward situation during the forecast period.

Spokesperson



Issue Date: 27 Mar, 2023 13:18

More rain-wind/thunderstorm with occasional gaps
predicted from 28th to 31st March)

Met Office informed that a westerly wave is likely to enter western parts of the country from 28th, likely to grip upper & central parts on 29th March and likely to persist upper parts of the country till 31st March. Under the influence of this weather system:

  • Rain-wind/thunderstorm with isolated heavy falls and hailstorm is expected in Nokkundi, Dalbandin, Quetta, Zhob, Barkhan, Harnai, Qila Saifullah, Qillah Abdullah, Chaman, Pishin, Sibbi, Loralai, Kalat, Khuzdar, Lasbella, Panjgur, Awaran, Ketch from 28th to 31st March, 2023 while in Dera Ghazi Khan, Rajanpur, Bhakkar, Layyah, Multan, Sahiwal, Okara, Pakpattan, Khanewal, Bahawalnagar, Bahawalpur, Rahim Yar khan, Sukkur, Larkana, Jacobabad, Shaheed Benazirabad, Mirpurkhas, Hyderabad, & Karachi on 29th/30th March.
  • Rain-wind/thunderstorm (snowfall over the high mountains) with few moderate to isolated heavy falls with hailstorm is expected in Kashmir (Neelum valley, Muzaffarabad, Poonch, Hattian, Bagh, Haveli, Sudhanoti, Kotli, Bhimber, Mirpur), Gilgit-Baltistan (Diamir, Astore, Ghizer, Skardu, Hunza, Gilgit, Ghanche, Shigar), Peshawar, Charsadda, Nowshera, Swabi, Bajaur, Kurram, Waziristan, Kohat, Karak, Bannu, Dera Ismail Khan, Chitral, Dir, Swat, Mansehra, Buner, Kohistan, Shangla, Haripur and Abbottabad, Islamabad, Murree, Galliyat, Rawalpindi, Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum, Khushab, Mianwali, Sargodha, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Hafizabad, Mandi Bahauddin, Sialkot, Narowal, Lahore, Faisalabad, Toba Tek Singh, Jhang, Kasur, Sheikhupura and Nankana Sahib from 28th (Evening/night) to 31st March with occasional gaps.
  • Another westerly wave is expected to enter western & upper parts of the country on 01st April & likely to persist over Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, upper Punjab, Islamabad, Kashmir & Gilgit Baltistan till 04th April.

Possible Impacts:

  • Strong wind & Hailstorm may cause damage to loose infrastructure and standing crops (particularly wheat crop) in the country. Farmers should irrigate the crops keeping in view the PMD forecast.
  • Heavy Rains may cause Flash Floods in Quetta, Chaman, Pishin, Barkhan, Musakhel, Jaffarabad, Kohlu, Zhob, Loralai & Hill torrents of D.G Khan on 28th (night) and 29th March while in Dir, Swat, Kohistan, Nowshera, Mardan, Waziristan, Bajur, Islamabad/Rawalpindi and Kashmir and Urban flooding in Peshawar, Islamabad/Rawalpindi & Lahore from 29th to 31st March.
  • Landslides may occur in hilly areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan, Kashmir, Murree and Galliyat during the forecast period.
  • Day temperatures are likely to fall significantly during the spell.
  • Tourists are advised to remain more cautious during the forecast period.

Note: All concerned authorities are advised to remain “ALERT” to avoid any untoward situation during the forecast period.

Spokesperson



Issue Date: 20 Mar, 2023 14:52

More Rain-wind/thunderstorm (with heavy falls) is expected during the week

Met Office informed that another strong westerly wave is likely to enter in Pakistan from 21st March and likely to grip most parts of the country on 22nd March. Under the influence of this weather system:

  • Balochistan: Widespread rain-wind/thunderstorm with isolated heavy falls is expected in Quetta, Zhob, Ziarat, Khuzdar, Sibbi, Naseerabad, Jaffarabad, Dera Bugti, Barkhan, Harnai, Chaman, Pishin, Qilla Saifullah, Qillah Abdullah, Dalbandin, Nokkundi, Panjgur, Kalat, Gwadar, Lasbella, Makran Coast. from 21st (evening/night) to 24th March.
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Widespread rain-wind/thundershower with scattered heavy falls (isolated hailstorm) is expected in Chitral, Dir, Swat, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Kohistan, Shangla, Buner, Haripur, Karak, Peshawar, Kohat, Charsada, Nowshera, Swabi, Bajaur, Kurram, Waziristan, Mohmand, Bannu and Dera Ismail Khan from 21st to 24th March.
  • Kashmir & Gilgit-Baltistan: Widespread rain-wind/thunderstorm (with scattered heavy falls & hailstorm) is expected in Kashmir (Neelum valley, Muzaffarabad, Poonch, Hattian, Bagh, Haveli, Sudhanoti, Kotli, Bhimber, Mirpur), While isolated Rain-wind/thunderstorm in Gilgit-Baltistan (Diamir, Astore, Ghizer, Skardu, Hunza, Gilgit, Ghanche, Shigar) from 21st to 24th March.
  • Punjab/Islamabad: Widespread rain-wind/thundershower with scattered heavy falls (isolated hailstorm) is expected in Murree, Galliyat, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Hafizabad, Mandi Bahauddin, Sialkot, Narowal, Lahore, Toba Tek Singh, Sheikhupura, Nankana Sahib, Khushab, Mianwali, Sargodha, Dera Ghazi Khan, Bhakkar, Layyah, Kot Addu, Multan, Bahawalpur, Bahawalnagar, Rahim Yar khan, Sahiwal, Faisalabad, Okara, Kasur. from 21st to 24th March.
  • Sindh: Scattered rain-wind-dust/thunderstorm with isolated hailstorm is expected in Sukkur, Jacobabad, Larkana, Hyderabad, Sanghar, Mithi, Thatta, Badin, Shaheed Benazirabad, Mirpurkhas, Dadu and Karachi from 21st to 23rd March.

Possible Impacts:

  • Strong wind & Hailstorm may cause damage to loose infrastructure and standing crops in the country.
  • Heavy Rains may cause Flash Floods in Quetta, Chaman, Pishin, Barkhan, Musakhel, Kalat, Khuzdar, Naseerabad, Jaffarabad, Kohlu, Zhob, Sibbi, Turbat, Awaran, Panjgur, Hill torrents of D.G Khan on 22nd and 23rd March while in Dir, Swat, Kohistan, Nowshera, Mardan, Waziristan, Bajur, Islamabad/Rawalpindi and Kashmir and Urban flooding in Peshawar, Islamabad/Rawalpindi & Lahore on 23rd and 24th March.
  • Landslides may occur in hilly areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan, Kashmir, Murree and Galliyat during the forecast period.
  • Day temperature is likely to fall significantly during the spell.
  • Tourists are advised to remain more cautious during the forecast period.

NOTE: All concerned authorities are advised to remain “ALERT” to avoid any untoward situation during the forecast period.

Spokesperson



Issue Date: 14 Mar, 2023 12:43

Rain-wind-dust/thunderstorm predicted in coming days with occasional gaps

Met Office informed that a westerly wave is likely to enter upper parts of the country on 16th March, and likely to grip upper and central parts on 17th March and may persist till 20th March. Under the influence of this weather system:

  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Rain-wind/thunderstorm with few heavy falls is expected in Chitral, Dir, Swat, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Kohistan, Shangla, Buner, Haripur, Karak, Peshawar, Kohat, Charsada, Nowshera, Swabi, Bajaur, Kurram, Waziristan, Bannu and Dera Ismail Khan from 16th to 20th March.
  • Punjab/Islamabad: Rain-wind-dust/thunderstorm (with isolated heavy fall & hailstorm) is expected in Murree, Galliyat, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Hafizabad, Mandi Bahauddin, Sialkot, Narowal, Lahore from 16th to 20th March. While, in Faisalabad, Toba Tek Singh, Jhang, Kasur, Sheikhupura, Nankana Sahib, Khushab, Mianwali, Sargodha, Multan, Dera Ghazi Khan, Bhakkar, Layyah, Kot Addu, Khanewal, Sahiwal, Pakpattan and Bahawalpur from 17th (evening/night) to 19th March.
  • Sindh: Wind-dust/thunderstorm-rain is expected in Sukkur, Jacobabad, Larkana, Shaheed Benazirabad, Mirpurkhas, Dadu and Karachi from 17th to 19th March.
  • Balochistan: Wind-dust/thunderstorm-rain is expected in Quetta, Zhob, Khuzdar, Naseerabad, Dera Bugti, Barkhan, Harnai, Qila Saifullah, Qillah Abdullah, Chamman and Pishin from 17th to 19th March.
  • Kashmir & Gilgit-Baltistan: Rain-wind/thunderstorm (with few heavy falls & hailstorm) is expected in Kashmir (Neelum valley, Muzaffarabad, Poonch, Hattian, Bagh, Haveli, Sudhanoti, Kotli, Bhimber, Mirpur), Gilgit-Baltistan (Diamir, Astore, Ghizer, Skardu, Hunza, Gilgit, Ghanche, Shigar) from 16th (evening/night) to 20th March.

Possible Impacts:

  • Wind-Hailstorm may cause damage to loose infrastructure and standing crops in the country.
  • Rain will be beneficial for the Barani areas of Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.
  • Possibility of Landslides in hilly areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan, Kashmir, Murree and Galliyat cannot be ruled out during the forecast period.
  • Day temperature is likely to fall 06 to 08 °C during the spell.
  • Tourists are advised to remain more cautious during the forecast period.

Note: All concerned authorities are advised to remain “ALERT” to avoid any untoward situation during the forecast period.

Spokesperson



Issue Date: 26 Feb, 2023 13:13

Rain-wind/thunderstorm with snowfall over the hills in Upper & Central parts on Tuesday to Thursday

Met Office informed that a westerly wave is likely to enter western parts of the country on 28th (evening/night), and likely to grip upper and central parts on 01st March and may persist over northern areas till 02nd March. Under the influence of this weather system:

  • Rain-wind/thunderstorm (snowfall over the hills) with few moderate to isolated heavy falls are expected in Murree, Galliyat, Kashmir (Neelum valley, Muzaffarabad, Poonch, Hattian, Bagh, Haveli, Sudhanoti, Kotli, Bhimber, Mirpur), Gilgit-Baltistan (Diamir, Astore, Ghizer, Skardu, Hunza, Gilgit, Ghanche, Shigar), Chitral, Dir, Swat, Manshera, Kohistan, Shangla, Buner, Haripur and Abbottabad from 28th February (evening/night) to 02nd March.
  • Light to moderate rain-wind/thunderstorm (isolated heavy fall & hailstorm) is expected in Islamabad, Pothohar region, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Hafizabad, Mandi Bahauddin, Sialkot, Narowal, Lahore, Faisalabad, Toba Tek Singh, Jhang, Kasur, Sheikhupura, Nankana Sahib, Khushab, Mianwali, Sargodha, Multan, DG khan, Bhakkar, Layyah, Kot Addu, Khanewal, Sahiwal, Pakpattan, Bahawalpur, Karak, Peshawar, Kohat, Charsada, Nowshera, Swabi, Buner, Bajaur, Kurram, Waziristan, Bannu, Dera Ismail Khan, Sukkur, Jacobabad, Larkana, Quetta, Khuzdar, Nasirabad, Dera Bugti, Zhob, Barkhan, Harnai, Qila Saifullah, Qillah Abdullah, Chamman and Pishin from 28th February (evening/night) to 1st March.

Possible Impacts:

  • Strong winds/Hailstorm may cause damage to lose infrastructure and standing crops specially in Barani areas.
  • Rain will be beneficial for the standing crops particularly in Barani areas of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
  • Possibility of Landslides in hilly areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan, Kashmir, Murree and Galliyat cannot be ruled out during the forecast period.
  • Day temperature is likely to fall 05 to 07 °C during the spell.
  • Tourists are advised to remain cautious during the spell.

NOTE: All concerned authorities are advised to remain “ALERT” to avoid any untoward situation during the forecast period.

Spokesperson



Issue Date: 24 Feb, 2023 16:58

Pollen observed in Islamabad/Rawalpindi

Due to increasing temperature, the Pollen concentration has started to increase rapidly in Islamabad/Rawalpindi. Met Office (M.O) predicts that pollen will further increase in coming days. On the basis of prevailing temperature conditions, an early onset of pollen season is expected this year. The Pollen is likely to attain peak during second decade of March 2023 in Islamabad/Rawalpindi. People suffering from pollen allergy are advised to take the precautionary measures, accordingly.

The most abundant pollen types in Islamabad are from 08 plant species (i. e. Paper Mulberry, Acacia, Eucalyptus, Pines, Grasses, Cannabis, Dandelion and Alternaria). Out of all these plants Paper Mulberry shares about 97% of the total pollen and its concentration touches the extreme limits of around 45,000 per cubic meter of air at the peak of the blossom season. PMD will continuously publish pollen concentration data throughout the pollen season on its website and print/electronic media on daily basis. This concentration data will be regularly uploaded on PMD website: www.pmd.gov.pk. Public may contact at following phone numbers for related information; 051-9250745,051-9250754, 051-9250364 and 051-9250363 or email at pollen@pmd.gov.pk for queries regarding pollen count.

Spokesperson



Issue Date: 7 Feb, 2023 12:57

Rain-wind/thunderstorm with snowfall over the hills in Western & Upper parts on Thursday and Friday

Met Office informed that a westerly wave is likely to enter western parts of the country on 08th (night), and likely to grip upper parts on 09th and may persist over northern areas till 10th February. Under the influence of this weather system:

  • Rain-wind/thunderstorm (snowfall over the hills) with few moderate to isolated heavy falls are expected in Murree, Galliyat, Kashmir (Neelum valley, Muzaffarabad, Poonch, Hattian, Bagh, Haveli, Sudhanoti, Kotli, Bhimber, Mirpur), Gilgit-Baltistan (Diamir, Astore, Ghizer, Skardu, Hunza, Gilgit, Ghanche, Shigar), Chitral, Dir, Swat, Manshera, Kohistan, Shangla, Buner, Haripur and Abbottabad from 08th (night) to 10th February.
  • Rain-wind/thunderstorm (with isolated hailstorm) is expected in Islamabad, Pothohar region, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Hafizabad, Mandi Bahauddin, Sialkot, Narowal, Lahore, Faisalabad, Toba Tek Singh, Jhang, Kasur, Sheikhupura, Nankana Sahib, Khushab, Mianwali, Sargodha, Karak, Peshawar, Charsada, Nowshera, Swabi, Buner, Bajaur, Kurram, Waziristan, Kohat, Bannu and Dera Ismail Khan from 09th to 10th (morning).
  • Light to moderate rain-wind/thunderstorm with snowfall over the hills is expected in Quetta, Zhob, Barkhan, Harnai, Qila Saifullah, Qillah Abdullah, Chamman and Pishin on 08th (night) & 09th February.

Possible Impacts:

  • Moderate to isolated heavy snowfall may disrupt and cause closure of roads in Murree, Galiyat, Naran, Kaghan, Dir, Swat, Kohistan, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Shangla, Astore, Hunza, Skardu, Neelum valley, Bagh, Poonch and Haveli from 08th (evening/night) to 10th February. Possibility of landslides in Upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Murree, Galiyat, Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan cannot be ruled out during the forecast period.
  • Tourists are advised to remain more cautious during the spell.
  • Rain will be beneficial for the standing crops particularly in Barani areas of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

NOTE: All concerned authorities are advised to remain “ALERT” to avoid any untoward situation during the forecast period.

Spokesperson