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Rain expected in upper parts of Pakistan today

Shallow westerly wave is affecting western parts of the country, says PMD
Children stand in a pavement next to a flooded street after a rainfall in Rawalpindi on September 20, 2021. AFP
Children stand in a pavement next to a flooded street after a rainfall in Rawalpindi on September 20, 2021. AFP

The Met Office has forecasted rain and thunderstorms in upper parts of Pakistan on November 8 and 9, as a new weather pattern hits the country.

“A shallow westerly wave is affecting western parts of the country and likely to grip upper parts on 08th of November 2023 (evening/night) and persist in northern areas till 10th afternoon,” the Pakistan Meteorological Department said in a statement on Monday.

Under the influence of this weather system: light to moderate rain was also expected in Quetta, Kharan, Harnai, Chaman, Ziarat, Qilla Abdullah, Qillah Saif Ullah, Loralai, Pishin, Zhob, Musa Khel, Sibbi, Mastung, Kalat, Noshki and Chaghi on Monday and Tuesday.

While light rain-thunderstorm was also expected in Dera Ismail Khan, Dera Ghazi Khan, Layyah, Bhakkar, Sargodha, Mianwali, Khushab, Islamabad and Pothohar region on Tuesday.

Light to moderate rain with hailstorm was also expected in Chitral, Dir, Swat, Shangla, Buner, Kohistan, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Swabi, Mardan, Nowshera, Peshawar, Kohat, Kurram, Bannu, Lakki Marwat, Waziristan, Bhakkar, Mianwali, Sargodha, Khushab, Murree, Galliyat, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum, Mandi Bahauddin, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Sialkot, Narowal, Lahore, Faisalabad, Jhang, Sheikhupura and Hafizabad on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Rain, with snowfall over the high mountains, was expected in Kashmir, (Neelum valley, Muzaffarabad, Poonch, Hattian, Bagh, Haveli, Sudhanoti, Kotli, Bhimber, Mirpur), Gilgit Baltistan (Diamer, Astore, Ghizer, Skardu, Hunza, Gilgit, and Ghanche, Shigar) from Tuesday to Friday.

The fog was likely to develop patches in the plains of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in coming days especially late night and early morning hours.

Day temperatures were likely to drop 02 to 03 (℃) during the spell, the PMD said.

“Farmers of barani areas are advised to manage their crops activities accordingly. Tourists and travelers visiting northern areas are advised to remain cautious during the period,” it said.

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