KARACHI: After torrential rains wreaked havoc in Balochistan and Sindh — together with Karachi — leaving scores of individuals lifeless throughout the previous two weeks, the Pakistan Meteorological Division on Wednesday forecast one other spell of heavy rains within the port metropolis from July 24 to 26.
Chief meteorologist Sardar Sarfaraz mentioned that the third monsoon system will penetrate components of the nation at this time. The robust system could have an effect on Sindh from July 23 to 26, with heavy rains seemingly in Karachi from July 24 to 26.
In accordance with Sarfaraz, the brand new system will trigger heavy rains in 80% of the nation. The higher a part of the nation could also be affected tonight, whereas southern Punjab and Balochistan will likely be hit by the spell tomorrow morning, he mentioned.
The chief meteorologist mentioned that moist winds from the Bay of Bengal are strengthening the monsoon system, and moisture coming from the Arabian Sea will help it.
The Met Division has forecast heavy rains within the first section of the monsoon, until August 15.
In its each day report, the PMD warned that heavy rains could generate city flooding in Rawalpindi/Islamabad, Peshawar, Nowshera, Mardan, Faisalabad, Lahore and Gujranwala from July 20 to 23.
Rainfall could set off landslides in Kashmir, Galiyat, Murree, Chillas, Diamir, Gilgit, Hunza, Astore and Skardu throughout the forecast interval, it added.
“Monsoon currents are penetrating in higher and central components of the nation and more likely to strengthen throughout the subsequent 24 hours,” mentioned the PMD.
It addition to this, the Met Workplace mentioned that rain/thundershower is anticipated in Kashmir, higher Punjab, Islamabad, higher Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit Baltistan and japanese Balochistan at this time.