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Rain, Thundershower expected in most parts of country tomorrow

Tomorrow, most parts of Pakistan are likely to experience changes in weather as rain, wind, and thunderstorms are expected, according to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD).

The met office stated that moist currents originating from the Arabian Sea are moving towards the upper regions of the country. This weather system will result in rain in areas such as Kashmir, the Pothohar region, northeastern Punjab, and upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa today.

As for today, the PMD predicts hot and humid weather across most parts of the country. However, on Sunday, rain and thundershowers are likely to occur in several regions, including Kashmir, Islamabad, the Pothohar region, northeastern and eastern Punjab, upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and Gilgit-Baltistan.

The met office also issued a warning that heavy rainfall could take place in a few locations in upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the Pothohar region, northeastern Punjab, and Kashmir during the forecast period.

Here are the recorded temperatures of some major cities this morning:

  • Islamabad and Muzafarabad: 24°C
  • Lahore: 26°C
  • Karachi: 29°C
  • Peshawar: 28°C
  • Quetta: 25°C
  • Gilgit: 20°C
  • Murree: 17°C

Earlier, the PMD had issued a cautionary message about the possibility of heavy rains leading to urban flooding in low-lying areas of Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Peshawar, Gujranwala, and Lahore from August 4 to 7. Additionally, landslides might occur in vulnerable areas like Murree, Galliyat, Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan, and hilly regions of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during the wet spell.

The met office advised both tourists and travelers to exercise extra caution to avoid any unfortunate situations during this period. The strong wind accompanying thunderstorms could potentially damage loose structures like electric poles and solar panels, further warned the PMD.

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With the possibility of severe weather conditions, it is crucial for people to stay informed about the latest updates from the meteorological department and take necessary precautions. It is advisable to stay indoors during heavy rainfall, avoid crossing flooded areas, and secure loose objects to prevent any potential damage. Safety should be a top priority for everyone during this weather event.


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