National Weather Forecasting Centre, Islamabad
Pakistan Meteorological Department

Press Release
Issue Date: 3 May, 2020 11:39 AM
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.