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Pakistan likely to receive another spell of monsoon rain from Aug 23

Met dept forecast thundershower in KP, Punjab and Kashmir till August 27
Reuters/File
Reuters/File

Parts of Pakistan will have more monsoon rains with occasional gaps from August 23 (tomorrow) to August 27, Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) said on Monday.

“Moderate to heavy rains may cause urban flooding in low-lying areas of Islamabad/Rawalpindi, Peshawar, Lahore from 23rd to 26th August and may trigger landslides in the vulnerable areas of Murree, Galliyat, Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan and hilly areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during the wet spell,” the Met Office stated.

Moderate monsoon currents from the Arabian Sea are likely to penetrate the upper parts of the country from the evening and or night of August 22, it added.

Rain or wind-thundershower with few moderate to heavy falls is expected in Kashmir, (Neelum valley, Muzaffarabad, Poonch, Hattian, Bagh, Haveli, Sudhanoti, Kotli, Bhimber, Mirpur), Gilgit Baltistan (Diamir, Astore, Ghizer, Skardu, Hunza, Gilgit, Ghanche, Shigar), Murree, Galliyat, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum, Mandi Bahauddin, Hafizabad, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Sialkot, Narowal, Lahore, Kasur, Sheikhupura from August 23 to August 27.

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Rainfall is expected in Dir, Swat, Shangla, Buner, Mansehra, Kohistan, Abbottabad, Haripur, Kohat, Peshawar, Mardan, Swabi and Nowshera during the period with occasional gaps.

The Met Office expected thundershower in Kurram, Lakki Marwat, Dera Ismail Khan, Bannu, Karak, Waziristan, Mianwali, Sargodha, Khushab, Faisalabad, Toba Tek Singh, Jhang and Bhakkar from August 24 to August 26 with occasional gaps.

Similarly, in Dera Ghazi Khan, Rajanpur, Musa Khel, Barkhan, Zhob, Kalat, Khuzdar the same is expected on August 25 and 26.

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