National Weather Forecasting Centre, Islamabad
Pakistan Meteorological Department

Press Release
Issue Date: 4 Nov, 2019 10:24 AM
Widespread Rain-Thunderstorm with Snowfall over the hills is Predicted in Upper and Central Parts of the Country during the coming week.

Met Office informed that a strong westerly wave is likely to approach western parts of the country on Tuesday and likely to grip upper and central parts of the country from Tuesday night. Under the influence of this weather system

  • Widespread rain/wind- thunderstorm with snowfall over the hills is expected at all districts of Upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Islamabad, Gilgit Baltistan, Kashmir and at scattered places in Lower Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (D.I Khan, Laki Marwat, Bannu, Karak, Tank, Kurram, Kohat and Waziristan) from Tuesday (Night) to Friday.
  • Rain/wind-thunderstorm with snowfall over the hills is also expected at scattered places in districts of northwest Baluchistan (Quetta, Pishin and Zhob) on Tuesday.
  • Scattered rain/wind-thunderstorm is also expected at districts of upper/central Punjab on Wednesday and Thursday.
  • Isolated heavy falls may also occur in upper parts of the country. Hailstorm is also expected at isolated places during the period

Note: Landslides due to heavy rainfall may occur at Malakand, Hazara and Kashmir areas. All the concerned Authorities are advised to remain alert during the forecast period.