Met-Office predicts rains in next 48 hours


ISLAMABAD, Jun 27 (APP): Pakistan Meteorological Department
(PMD) Tuesday predicted rains in different parts of the country in
the next 48 hours.
Spokesman of Met-Office said widespread rains with isolated
heavy falls are expected in Islamabad, Upper Punjab, Lower Sindh,
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Eastern Balochistan and Kashmir in next 48 hours
He said the monsoon incursion is also likely to increase from
Wednesday. A westerly wave in the meantime is expected to grip upper
parts of the country.
According to foreseen meteorological conditions, the forecast
for next two days includes Rain/thundershowers with isolated heavy
falls expected at a number of places in Islamabad, Upper Punjab
(Rawalpindi, Sargodha, Gujranwala, Lahore and Faislabad divisions),
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Lower Sindh (Hyderabad, Karachi,
Mirpurkhas, Shaheed Benazirabad divisions) & Kashmir during next 48
He said rain/thundershowers with isolated heavy falls are
expected at scattered places of southern Punjab (Sahiwal, Multan,
Bahawalpur, D.G.Khan divisions), upper Sindh (Larkana and Sukkar
divisions), Eastern Balochistan (Zhob, Sibbi, Naseerabad & Kalat
divisions) and Gilgit-Baltistan during the period.
The heavy falls may generate flash floods in the vulnerable
areas particularly in Barsati Nullahs of KP, Pothohar region,
Gujranwala, DG Khan Divisions and Kashmir during the period. Due to
intermittent rains, there is risk of landslides in hilly areas of
upper KP (Malakand, Hazara divisions), G.B and Kashmir.