More rains expected in upper parts of country till Tuesday: Met dept


Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has forecasted more rains as a strong rainy system is likely to approach the upper parts of the country that will produce widespread rain from tonight to Tuesday.

According to a press release issued by met office on Saturday, heavy to very heavy rainfalls are also expected in Rawalpindi, Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum, Mandi Bahauddin, Hafizabad, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Narowal, Lahore, Kasur, Okara, Faisalabad, Jhang, Sargodha, Mianwali, Khushab, Toba Tek Singh from Monday to Wednesday.

Moreover, Rajanpur, Dera Ghazi Khan, Multan, Bahawalpur, Khanewal, Zhob and Barkhan will also receive heavy rainfalls from today.

Heavy downpours are also expected in Dir, Swat, Buner, Shangla, Kohistan, Haripur, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Peshawar, Charsadda, Swabi, Mardan, Kohat and Kurram from Monday to Wednesday, the Met Office notified.

It has advised all concerned authorities to remain alert as heavy rainfall may generate urban/flash flooding and will raise the risks of land sliding in vulnerable areas from Monday to Tuesday.

“Flows are expected to increase significantly in rivers, streams and local nullahs,” the press release added.

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