Smog: Wetspell in Pakistan from Sunday, predict meteorologists


By Muhammad Luqman
Pakistan Meteorolgical Department has predicted rains over Smog-hit province of Punjab from Monday that may end the Smog presently engulfing the plains of central parts of the South Asian country.
“A rain bearing weather system is expected to enter Pakistan from Sunday (night) and is likely to grip upper and central parts of the country on Monday and Tuesday Under the influence of this system, ” a spokesman of the department said. Rainis expected at scattered places of Balochistan (Quetta, Kalat, Sibbi, Naseerabad, Zhob and Makran divisions), while at isolated places in Sindh on Sunday (night) and Monday. Rain/thunderstorm with snowfall over the hills is expected at scattered places in KPK, FATA, Islamabad, upper Punjab (Rawalpindi, Sargodha, Gujranwala, Lahore, Faisalabad and Sahiwal divisions), Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan, while at isolated places in south Punjab (Multan, D.G.Khan, Bahawalpur divisions) from Monday to Wednesday.
Spokesman said that prevalent smoggy conditions in urban areas will subside in the coming week due to temperature fall and expected rain.


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