Islamabad, February 03, 2019 (PPI-OT): Met Office informed that a westerly wave is likely to enter western parts of the country on Monday, likely to grip different parts on Tuesday and may persist till Wednesday. Under the influence of this weather system:
Widespread rain-thunderstorm (with few moderate to isolated heavy falls) is expected in Upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Mardan and Kohat divisions), Northeast Punjab (Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore divisions), Islamabad, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir from Tuesday to Wednesday night. Snowfall over hills is also expected in Malakand division (Swat, Chitral, Kalam, Malamjabba and upper Dir), Hazara division, Murree, Galliyat, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan during the period.
Rain-thunderstorm is expected at scattered places in Lower Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Bannu, D.I. Khan divisions) and Punjab (Sargodha, Faisalabad, Multan, Bahawalpur, D G Khan and Sahiwal divisions) on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Rain-thunderstorm (with snowfall over the hills) is expected at scattered places in Balochistan (Quetta, Zhob, Kalat, Makran divisions) on Monday and Tuesday. Light rain is also expected at isolated places in Upper Sindh (Sukkur, Larkana divisions) on Tuesday and Wednesday.
For more information, contact:
National Weather Forecasting Centre (NWFC)
Pakistan Meteorological Department
Headquarter Office, Sector H-8/2,