Pakistan to receive second spell of monsoon rains from July 12



By Muhammad Luqman

As the monsoon currents from Arabian sea and the Bay of Bengal have started to penetrate the north-eastern parts of Pakistan, the second spell of the Monsoon is likely to commence over upper parts of the South Asian country from Thursday.

According to Pakistan Meteorological Department, a westerly wave is also expected to prevail over the upper parts of the country from Wednesday.

“Under the influence of these meteorological conditions, the monsoon rains are likely to commence over Kashmir, upper Punjab and upper KP in next 48 hours,” Mian Muhammad Ajmal Shad, Director Meteorology said.

Rain-thundershowers with gusty winds is expected at scattered places in Islamabad, upper Punjab (Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Sargodha, Faisalabad divisions), Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Mardan, Kohat divisions), FATA and Kashmir, while at isolated places in Bannu, D I Khan, Sahiwal, Multan divisions from Thursday to Sunday.

Rain is also likely to occur at isolated places in Sindh province and north Balochistan on  July 14 and July 15.

Heavy to very heavy falls are also expected at isolated places in Kashmir, Gujranwala, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Hazara and Malakand divisions from  July 13 to July 15.


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