Widespread Monsoon Rain/Showers predicted in Punjab in Next 36 Hours


Islamabad: Widespread Monsoon Rain/Thundershowers with scattered heavy falls predicted over upper and some central parts of Punjab (Sargodha, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Lahore divisions), and Scattered Rain/Thundershowers with isolated heavy falls also expected in Rawalpindi division in next 36 hrs. Heavy downpours may cause urban flooding in some of the said areas of upper Punjab during the period.

Monsoon has already ONSET over upper parts of Pakistan, and more monsoon currents of moderate to heavy intensity are penetrating in parts of Punjab that may produce widespread rain heavy at time during next 36 hrs (Wednesday/Thursday). While scattered monsoon rain is also expected in rest of Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir, upper Sindh (Sukkur and Larkana divisions) and some north-eastern parts of Balochistan (Zhob, Sibbi and Naseerabad) during the period.

Chief amounts of monsoon rainfall recorded in last 24 hrs:

Gujranwal=75,Rawalpindi=68,Islamabad=59,Kotli=32,Sargodha,Gujrat=30,Murree=28,Gari-Dupatta=26,Lahore=25,Attock=15,Abottabad,Swat=11 and Sialkot=10mm.

For more information, contact:
Pakistan Meteorological Department
Sector H-8/2, Islamabad- Pakistan
Tel: +9251 925 0360 -1
Fax: +9251 925 0368
Email: pakmet_islamabad@yahoo.com
Web: http://www.pakmet.com.pk

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