National Weather Forecasting Centre, Islamabad
Pakistan Meteorological Department

Press Release
Issue Date: 4 Apr, 2021 02:57 PM
Dust-Thunderstorm with rain predicted in Upper/Central parts of the country during next 2 to 3 days

Met Office informed that westerly weather system is likely to enter in the country on Sunday(night) and likely to persist till Wednesday. Under the influence of this weather system:

  • Rain-wind/thunderstorm (a few Hailstorm) is expected in Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan, Chitral, Dir, Swat, Shangla, Buner, Kohistan, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Kohat, Bannu, Peshawar, Kurram, Waziristan, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Murree, Attock, Chakwal from Sunday (night) to Wednesday.
  • Rain-wind/thunderstorm (a few Hailstorm) is expected in Jhelum Sargodha, Bhakkar, Khushab, Mianwali, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Hafizabad, Mandi Bahauddin, Narowal, Sialkot, Lahore, Kasur, Faisalabad and Jhang on Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • Rain- wind/thunderstorm is expected in Quetta, Zhob, Ziarat and Chaman from Sunday (night) to Tuesday.
  • Dust-thunderstorm/ rain is expected in Dera Ghazi Khan, Multan, Bahawalnagar, Bahawalpur, Rahim Yar Khan Sukkur, Larkana and D.I. Khan during the period.


Farmers are advised to take precautionary measures during the forecast period