Country To Receive Last Spell Of Monsoon Today

General public has been advised to stay at safe places during windstorms, lightning, and downpours

Country To Receive Last Spell Of Monsoon Today

As the monsoon season ends in Pakistan, the higher portions of the nation are set to get one more round of rain starting today (Thursday).

The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) issued a weather alert stating that the westerly rain-producing wave is anticipated to approach the higher areas on Thursday, September 28, during the evening or night.

Under the system, moderate to heavy falls with wind and thunderstorms are expected in Chitral, Dir, Swat, Shangla, Buner, Mansehra, Kohistan, Abbottabad, areas of Kashmir including Neelum Valley, Muzaffarabad, Poonch, Hattian, Bagh, Haveli, Sudhanoti, Kotli, Bhimber, Mirpur, and areas of Gilgit Baltistan including Diamir, Astore, Ghizer, Skardu, Hunza, Gilgit, Ghanche, and Shigar from September 28 to 30.

Isolated spells of rain and thunderstorms with hailstorms are also expected in Kohat, Peshawar, Mardan, Swabi, Nowshera, Haripur, Kurram, Waziristan, Bannu, Dera Ismail Khan, Murree, Galliyat, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum, Mianwali, Sargodha, Khushab, Faisalabad, Toba Tek Singh, Jhang, Mandi Bahauddin, Hafizabad, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Sialkot, Narowal, Lahore, Kasur, and Sheikhupura between September 28 and 29.

While this is happening, similar weather is also anticipated in Zhob, Barkhan, Layyah, Bhakkar, Dera Ghazi Khan, Okara, Pakpattan, Sahiwal, Multan, Bahawalpur, and Bahawalnagar.

Additionally, around this time, snowfall is anticipated across the high mountains of the higher regions of Gilgit-Baltistan, Kashmir, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

The Met Office has forecast a considerable drop in temperature in the areas affected by the period as one of the potential effects.

For the duration of the season, PMD recommended that both farmers and visitors control their crop activities and exercise caution.

The general public has been urged to seek shelter during windstorms, lightning, and downpours since the gusts might harm unsecured structures like power poles, solar panels, billboards, and other items.