National Weather Forecasting Centre, Islamabad
Pakistan Meteorological Department

Press Release
Issue Date: 28 Jan, 2020 01:05 PM
Rain-Thunderstorm Predicted in Southern and Some Upper Parts of the Country

Met Office informed that a slow moving deep westerly wave is present along northwest Balochistan and likely to affect most central and southern parts of the country during Wednesday to Saturday. Under the influence of this weather system:

  • Scattered rain/wind- thunderstorm (with isolated showers) is expected in most districts of Sindh and Balochistan (Quetta, Pishin, Qila Abdullah, Barkhan, Zhob, Kalat, Naseerabad, Sibbi, Lasbella, Khuzdar and Makran districts) during Thursday to Saturday.
  • Scattered rain/wind-thunderstorm is expected in Southern Punjab, Upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit Baltistan and Kashmir during Thursday (night) to Saturday (morning).
  • Isolated rain-thunderstorm is also expected in Islamabad, Upper Punjab, Lower Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during Thursday (night) to Saturday (morning).
  • Isolated dust storm/hailstorm may occur during the period and also snowfall over the mountains.