Islamabad, 19 March 2020 – Zia:
According to National Weather Forecasting Center Islamabad, another westerly wave is likely to enter in Pakistan on Friday that will be intensified on Sunday. Under the influence of this westerly wave, rains are expected in the country in coming days, such as;
Isolated rain thunderstorm with gusty winds (a few hailstorm) is expected in north Balochistan(Quetta, Zhob, Qilla Abdullah, Qila Saifullah, Pishin, Musa khail), Khyber Pakhtunkhawa(Chitral, Dir, Swat, Kohistan, Mardan, Peshawar, Charsadda, Nowshera, Waziristan, Mohmand and Bajur), Islamabad and upper Punjab (Rawalpindi, Jhelum, Chakwal, Attock, Mianwali, and Khusab) on Friday/Saturday .
Sunday to Tuesday-Widespread rains:
Widespread rain thunderstorm with gusty winds (a few hailstorm) is expected in Balochistan on Sunday and Monday. Islamabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhawa and Punjab on Monday and Tuesday.
Widespread rain thunderstorm is expected in Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan from Monday to Wednesday.
Dust-thunderstorm-rain (a few hailstorm) is expected in Sukkur, Jacobabad, Shaheed Benazir Abad, Dadu, Larkana, Karachi and Hyderabad during Sunday(evening) and Monday.
Isolated heavy falls are also expected in Awaran, Kech, Panjgur, Lasbella and Makran coast on Sunday/Monday and Dir, Swat, Shangla, Buner, Battagram & Kohistan on Monday/Tuesday.