Thursday, December 8

Rainy spell begins tomorrow

KARACHI:The heat wave conditions are likely to subside as the Meteorological Department Tuesday announced the good news of rainfall in different parts of the country.

More rain is expected Wednesday evening or night before the monsoon on Wednesday, June 15, the Meteorological Department said. The meteorological department that the winds will blow from the Arabian Sea on the evening or night of June 15 and will enter the upper areas.

From June 15 to June 23, the strong winds, thunderstorms and rain are expected in different places including Bhimber, Kotli, Mirpur, Poonch, Bagh, Haveli, Hattian, Muzaffarabad, Neelum Valley and Gilgit-Baltistan

The Meteorological Department said that heavy rain is also expected in some places. Intermittent strong winds are expected in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Murree, Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum, Mianwali, Sargodha, Khushab, Hafizabad, Mandi Bahauddin and Sialkot from June 16 to June 21.

Rain with strong winds and thundershowers is also expected in Narowal, Lahore, Sheikhupura, Faisalabad, Jhang and Toba Tek Singh.

From June 17 to 20 strong winds and thundershowers are also expected in Multan, Dera Ghazi Khan, Rajanpur, Bhakkar, Layyah, Muzaffargarh, Kot Addu, Sahiwal, Khanewal, Okara, Pakpattan, Bahawalnagar, Bahawalpur, Khanpur and Rahim Yar Khan.

June 16 evening or night and June 17 Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Jhelum. Gujranwala, Sialkot, Lahore, Kasur and Sheikhupura may receive heavy rains, Meteorological Department.

The Meteorological Department said that there is a danger of urban flooding in Rawalpindi and Lahore.

From 15th June to 22nd June, intermittent showers with thundershowers are expected at Chitral, Mansehra, Kohistan, Abbottabad, Haripur, Peshawar, Swabi, Nowshera, Kohat, Waziristan, Lakki Marwat, Bannu and Dera Ismail Khan. It is possible.

Thundershowers are expected in Sibbi, Bolan, Naseerabad, Jhal Magsi, Mastung, Barkhan, Ziarat, Zhob, Quetta, Kalat, Khuzdar, Chaman and Harnai, said the Met office.

The Meteorological Department said that the weather will remain hot and dry in most parts of Sindh. Sukkur, Larkana and Jacobabad are likely to receive showers with dusty winds and thundershowers from June 17 to June 19 evening or night.

The Meteorological Department said a recent heat wave is expected to subside, adding that the water availability for crops, vegetables and orchards is expected to improve.

The Meteorological department said that strong winds and thunderstorms could damage structures in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Islamabad, Punjab, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir.

The Meteorological Department said that landslides are feared in Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan and Upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa due to heavy rains.

The Meteorological Department said that Naseerabad, Jaffarabad, Jhal Magsi, Harnai, Sibbi and Bolan areas of eastern Balochistan are at risk of floods. The Meteorological Department has directed all agencies to remain alert.