Islamabad, March 09, 2018 (PPI-OT):Met Office informed that a westerly wave is likely to approach upper and central parts of the country from Monday night. Under the influence of this weather system;
Rain-thundershowers with gusty winds (with snowfall over the hills) is expected at scattered places in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, FATA, Upper Punjab (Rawalpindi, Sargodha divisions), Islamabad, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan on Tuesday and Wednesday intermittently. The system may persist over Malakand division, GB and Kashmir till Thursday.
Rain-thundershowers is also expected at isolated places in Quetta, Zhob, Lahore, Gujranwala D.G. Khan, Multan, Sahiwal, divisions occasionally during Monday to Wednesday.
The system may trigger Dust storm/Hailstorm in plain areas of Punjab and KP during the period.
For more information, contact:
National Weather Forecasting Centre (NWFC)
Pakistan Meteorological Department
Headquarter Office, Sector H-8/2,
Islamabad – Pakistan