Monsoon Daily Updates – For August 2013

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Provincial capitals 2013 August rainfall

‘August ends with above average rain in most Pakistan’

The average rainfall is taken from Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD);

  • Islamabad – Zero point got 567.3 mm (average monthly rain is 334.7 mm)
  • Karachi – Airport got 106.6 mm (average monthly rain is 60.9 mm)
  • Lahore – Airport got 513.2 mm (average monthly rain is 182.9 mm)
  • Peshawar – Airport got 63.4 mm (average monthly rain is 77.6 mm)
  • Muzaffarabad got 307.1 mm (average monthly rain is 213.2 mm)
  • Gilgit got 50 mm (average monthly rain is 15 mm)
  • Quetta got 24 mm (average is 13 mm)

Date of Issue – August 31

Isolated rains continue in North 

Western clouding has increased over the country

Low pressure over east Utter Pradesh persists while weak western trough ’19’ is over Jammu & Kashmir, it is moving eastwards. Another upper air cyclonic circulation is over Sri Lanka, it may move into Arabian sea and weaken.

Mostly dry weather expected in the country, the tenth monsoon spell has mostly ended – rain with thunder/lightning can occur in Islamabad, northern Punjab, Azad Kashmir and adjoining Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Weak cloud formation over NE Balochistan and adjoining west South Punjab, windy conditions with chances of drizzle can occur there. Weak cloud formation also over lower central Balochistan and adjoining upper Sindh, chances of dusty winds with slim possibility of drizzle, mostly dry weather expected elsewhere with chances of drizzle in Karachi.

In the coming week there are chances of an 11th monsoon spell in the northern areas. Clouding will increase in the eastern Arabian sea in the coming days. Very slim possibility of a post monsoon spell in Sindh during the mid of September. Following is the amount of rainfall;

  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Kohat got 28 mm.
  • Malam Jabba got 6 mm.
  • Dir got 3 mm.
  • Parachinar got 2 mm.
  • Azad Kashmir
  • Muzaffarabad got 17 mm.
  • Balochistan
  • Zhob got 8 mm.
  • Khuzdar got 1 mm.
  • Gilgit Baltistan
  • Gilgit got 1 mm.
  • Punjab
  • Murree got 1 mm.

Date of Issue – August 30

‘Tenth Spell prevailing as a weak spell’

Brings clouds to various areas of the country

Yesterday’s low pressure over east Utter Pradesh persists while weak western trough ’19’ is over Jammu & Kashmir, it is moving eastwards. Another upper air cyclonic circulation is over Sri Lanka.

Mostly dry weather expected in the country, due to the tenth monsoon spell – rain with thunder/lightning can occur in Islamabad, northern Punjab, Azad Kashmir and adjoining Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. This spell is mostly moderate and can last till 6 to 12 hours with chances of isolated heavy downpour. Western and eastern clouds (very weak) are seen over upper parts of Sindh due to which ‘sudden’ dusty winds along with drizzle can occur in upper areas of Sindh in few hours. Passing clouds in lower central, North-eastern Balochistan, upper Sindh and south Punjab., mostly dry weather expected elsewhere with chances of drizzle in Karachi. Following is the amount of rainfall;

  • Islamabad got 31 mm.
  • Punjab
  • Gujranwala got 25 mm.
  • Rawalpindi got 14 mm.
  • Gujrat got 7 mm.
  • Noorpul Thal got 7 mm.
  • Pak Pattan got 3 mm.
  • Murree got 2 mm.
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Dir got 24 mm.
  • Parachinar got 16 mm.
  • Malam Jabba got 6 mm.
  • Lower Dir got 3 mm.
  • Balakot got 3 mm.
  • Peshawar got 3 mm.
  • Gilgit-Baltistan
  • Gilgit got 12 mm.
  • Azad Kashmir
  • Rawalakot got 5 mm.
  • Kotli got 4 mm.
  • Muzaffarabad got 2 mm.
  • Balochistan
  • Zhob got 20 mm.

Date of Issue – August 29

‘Tenth Spell has weakened’

Yesterday’s low pressure is over east Utter Pradesh while weak western trough ’19’ is over Jammu & Kashmir.

Mostly dry weather expected in the country, due to the tenth monsoon spell – rain with thunder/lightning can occur in Islamabad, northern Punjab, Azad Kashmir and adjoining Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. This spell is mostly moderate and can last till 12 to 24 hours with chances of isolated heavy downpour. Central and north-eastern parts of Balochistan and eastern Sindh can witness clouds, mostly dry weather expected elsewhere with chances of drizzle in Karachi. Following is the amount of rainfall;

  • Islamabad got 73 mm.
  • Punjab
  • Rawalpindi got 82 mm.
  • Lahore got 38 mm.
  • Mandibahaudin got 13 mm.
  • Murree got 11 mm.
  • Jhelum got 2 mm.
  • Khyber Paktunkhwa
  • Parachinar got 41 mm.
  • Malam Jabba got 15 mm.
  • Saidu Sharif got 15 mm.
  • Bannu got 4 mm
  • Azad Kashmir
  • Rawalakot got 18 mm.

Date of Issue – August 28

Yesterday’s low pressure is now over Jharkhand. Weak western trough ’19’ is over north Pak and adjoining Jammu Kashmir.

Mostly dry weather expected in the country, due to the tenth monsoon spell – rain with thunder/lightning can occur in Islamabad, northern Punjab, Azad Kashmir and adjoining Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. This spell is mostly moderate and can last till two to three days with chances of isolated heavy downpour. Central and north-eastern parts of Balochistan can witness clouds, mostly dry weather expected elsewhere. Following is the amount of rainfall;

  • Islamabad got 137 mm.
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Balakot got 64 mm.
  • Abbottabad got 46 mm.
  • Azad Kashmir
  • Mangla got 62 mm.
  • Muzaffarabad got 39 mm.
  • Punjab
  • Sialkot got 36 mm.
  • Rawalpindi got 11 mm.
  • Sialkot got 10 mm.
  • Lahore got 9 mm.
  • Murree got 6 mm.

Date of Issue – August 27

‘Tenth Monsoon spell hits North – More rain can occur’

Karachi can get drizzle – Dry elsewhere

Yesterday’s upper air cyclonic circulation over north Bay of Bengal has intensified into a low pressure over the same area, it can intensify into a well-marked low pressure.

Mostly dry weather expected in the country, a fresh tenth monsoon spell has started after a dry day in the northern areas on August 27 (-1 day error of August 28). Rain/showers with thunder/lightning can occur in Islamabad, Azad Kashmir, north Punjab and adjoining Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. This spell is mostly moderate with chances of isolated heavy falls, these chances are more in Azad Kashmir.  No significant chances of rain in Sindh in the near future though coastal areas can get drizzle/isolated shower. Following is the amount of rainfall recorded in the country;

  • Islamabad got 9 mm.
  • Punjab
  • Murree got 3 mm.
  • Azad Kashmir
  • Rawalkot got 7 mm.
  • Kotli got 2 mm.

Date of Issue – August 26

10th Monsoon nears the upper parts of country!

No rain recorded!

Upper air cyclonic circulation is over east Utter Pradesh and another lies over north Bay of Bengal.

Mostly dry weather expected in the country though there are chances of showers/rain with thunder/lightning in one to two areas of the upper parts. A fresh tenth monsoon spell can start on August 28 (+1,-1 day error) in the northern areas in the coming, PWP maintains the chances at ‘extremely high’, this spell is mostly moderate with chances of isolated heavy falls. No significant chances of rain in Sindh in the near future though coastal areas can get drizzle/isolated shower. No rain was recorded in the country.

Date of Issue – August 25

‘Tenth Monsoon is moving towards North’ – Chances upgraded to ‘extremely high’

Sluggish Monsoon activity!

Yesterday’s low pressure over west Madya Pradesh has weakened into a upper air cyclonic circulation over the same area. Weak western trough ’18’ is over Jammu Kashmir and still moving eastwards.

Mostly dry weather expected in the country though there are chances of showers/rain with thunder/lightning in one to two areas of the upper parts. A fresh tenth monsoon spell can start on August 28 (+1,-1 day error) in the northern areas in the coming, PWP upgrades the chances from ‘very high’ to ‘extremely high’. No significant chances of rain in Sindh in the near future though coastal areas can get drizzle/isolated shower. Following is the amount of rainfall;

  • Punjab
  • Rawalpindi got 22 mm.
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Kakul got 2 mm.

Date of Issue – August 24

‘Tenth Monsoon is moving towards North’ – Chances upgraded to ‘very high’

Low pressure now lies over west Madya Pradesh,  upper air cyclonic circulation lies over Jharkhand. Western trough ’18’ over Jammu & Kashmir is moving eastwards. A fresh upper air cyclonic circulation may form in the Bay of Bengal in coming week.

Mostly dry weather expected in the country though there are chances of showers/rain with thunder/lightning in one to two areas of the upper parts. The high and mid-level clouds from the remnants of low reached eastern and coastal Sindh, from coastal Sindh few clouds even reached Makran coast. Cloud formation was also witnessed over Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. A fresh tenth monsoon spell can start on August 28 (+1,-1 day error) in the northern areas in the coming, PWP upgrades the chances from ‘high’ to ‘very high’. No significant chances of rain in Sindh in the near future though coastal areas can get drizzle/isolated shower. Following is the amount of rainfall;

  • Punjab
  • Lahore got 15 mm.
  • Okara got 11 mm.
  • Gujranwala got 7 mm.
  • Murree got 2 mm.
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Malamjabba got 4 mm.
  • Kalam got 1 mm.

Date of Issue – August 23

‘Tenth Monsoon Spell is coming towards North’

Yesterday’s depression over east Madya Pradesh, has weakened into a low pressure over central Madya Pradesh. Western trough ’18’ is over Jammu & Kashmir.

Mostly dry weather expected in the country with passing clouds, there are chances of showers/rain in one to two areas of upper parts. Depression’s high and mid clouds have entered eastern Sindh including Karachi which has caused the western clouds over Balochistan not to move in a eastern direction, more clouds can come to eastern Sindh with chances of drizzle/isolated shower in Tharparkar district. A fresh tenth monsoon spell can start in the northern areas in the coming, PWP upgrades the chances to ‘high’. Following is the amount of rainfall;

  • Punjab
  • Okara got 20 mm.
  • Lahore got 7 mm.

Date of Issue – August 22

Depression lies over east Madya Pradesh and it has so far maintained it’s intensity. Western trough ’18’ lies over Jammu & Kashmir.

Mostly dry weather expected in the country with passing clouds, there are chances of showers/rain in one to two areas of upper parts . A fresh monsoon spell, tenth spell can start in the coming week in the northern areas, a date will be published soon. Following is the amount of rainfall;

  • Punjab
  • Noorpur Thal got 14 mm.
  • T.T Singh got 8 mm.
  • Faisalabad got 5 mm.
  • Jhang got 3 mm.
  • Johrabad got 2 mm.
  • Mandi Bauddin got 1 mm.
  • Azad Kashmir
  • Rawalakot got 10 mm.
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Risalpur got 1 mm.

Date of Issue – August 21

Yesterday’s depression lies over Jharkhand and adjoining Chhattisgarh. Western trough ’18’ over Jammu Kashmir and adjoining north Pakistan.

Mostly dry weather expected in the country with passing clouds, there are chances of showers/rain in one or two areas of upper parts while drizzle may occur over north-eastern Balochistan and adjoining western south Punjab. Thick cloud formation seen over north-eastern Balochistan and adjoining area. Following is the amount of rainfall in the country;

  • Azad Kashmir
  • Rawalakot got 10 mm.
  • Punjab
  • N.P.Thal got 9 mm.
  • Jhang got 6 mm.
  • Faisalabad got 5 mm.
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Mangla got 3 mm.
  • Saidu sharif got 2 mm.
  • Gilgit Baltistan
  • Gilgit got 2 mm.

Date of Issue – August 20

North Ninth spell weakens

Yesterday’s well-marked low pressure has intensified into a depression over west Bengal and adjoining Bay of Bengal. The upper air cyclonic circulation over Haryana has dissipated. Another UAC lies over west Utter Pradesh and adjoining Madya Pradesh. Weak western trough ’18’ is over north Pakistan and adjoining Jammu Kashmir.

The ninth spell has weakened, it may end in 24 or 36 hours, mostly dry weather expected in the country though slight possibility of showers/rain in one or two areas of upper Pakistan. Cloud formation seen over North-eastern Balochistan and adjoining Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, these clouds are moving eastwards. Clouds over Khuzadar and Lasbella districts of Balochistan they are moving into Karachi and adjoining western cities of Sindh. Clouds dissipating over eastern south Punjab, thick cloud cover over Gilgit-Baltistan. Following is the amount of rainfall in the country;

  • Islamabad got T.R
  • Azad Kashmir
  • Rawalakot got 66 mm.
  • Muzaffarabad got 15 mm.
  • Kotli got 8 mm.
  • Punjab
  • Murree got 43 mm.
  • Noorpurthal got 29 mm.
  • Pak Pattan got 11 mm.
  • Sialkot got 4 mm.
  • Rawalpindi got 3 mm.
  • Jhelum got 3 mm.
  • Gujranwala got 2 mm.
  • Lahore got T.R
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Malamjabba got 20 mm.
  • Kohat got 14 mm.
  • Saidusharif got 12 mm.
  • Chitral got 4 mm.
  • Kalam got 4 mm.
  • Balakot got 4 mm.
  • Peshawar got T.R
  • Gilgit Baltistan
  • Gilgit got 2 mm.

Date of Issue – August 19

‘Ninth spell starts – Brings isolated heavy rain to North Punjab’

Upper air cyclonic circulation over Haryana has moved into Indian Punjab. Yesterday’s low pressure over north Bay of Bengal has intensified into well-marked low pressure over West Bengal and adjoining area, it is under the watch for depression status. Another Low pressure over east Utter Pradesh has weakened into a upper air cyclonic circulation over the same area, fresh but weak western trough ’18’ is over north Afghanistan and adjoining north Pakistan.

A weak ninth monsoon spell (its way less in intensity than the 8th spell) has started in some northern areas of the country on August 19 with -1 day error of August 20. Rain with thunder/lightning can occur in Islamabad, northern Punjab especially north-eastern areas, Azad Kashmir and adjoining areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.  There are chances of showers/rain in Kurram Agency, Khyber Agency, Orakzai, Kohat and adjoining parts of FATA and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Possibility of more moderate to isolated heavy rain in Lahore, Norwal, Gujranwala, Sialkot and adjoining areas of NE Punjab. Partly/mostly cloudy with chances of drizzle/showers in few central areas of Punjab and Bahawalnagar & DG Khan district of south Punjab during this period. Mostly dry weather expected elsewhere till some days. Following is the amount of rainfall;

  • Islamabad got 7 mm.
  • Punjab
  • Jhelum got 104 mm.
  • Murree got 90 mm.
  • Rawalpindi got 23 mm.
  • Sialkot got 11 mm.
  • Pak Pattan got 11 mm.
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Malam Jabba got 28 mm.
  • Abbottabad got 16 mm.
  • Saidu Sharif got 12 mm.
  • Balakot got 11 mm.
  • Dir got 7 mm.
  • Azad Kashmir
  • Mangla got 47 mm.
  • Muzaffarabad got 37 mm.
  • Rawalakot got 16 mm.
  • Kotli got 12 mm.

Date of Issue – August 18

Western disturbance ’17’ is moving eastwards and would become unimportant soon, it lies over Jammu & Kashmir and adjoining Pakistan. Upper air cyclonic circulation over Haryana persists. Yesterday’s UAC over north Bay of Bengal has again intensified into a low pressure over the same area. Another Low pressure lies over east Utter Pradesh, fresh but weak western disturbance ’18’ is over north Afghanistan and adjoining Pakistan.

A weak ninth monsoon spell can start in some areas of the north on August 20 (+1,-1 day error), PWP upgrades the chance to ‘moderate’. Rain with thunder/lightning can occur in Islamabad, northern Punjab especially north-eastern areas, Azad Kashmir and adjoining areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, it is not a significant spell.  There are chances of showers/rain in Kurram Agency, Khyber Agency, Orakzai, Kohat and adjoining parts of FATA and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Possibility of more moderate to isolated heavy rain in Lahore, Norwal, Gujranwala, Sialkot and adjoining areas of NE Punjab. Partly/mostly cloudy with chances of drizzle/showers in few central areas of Punjab and Bahawalnagar and DG Khan district of south Punjab during this period. Mostly dry weather expected elsewhere. Following is the amount of rainfall;

  • Punjab
  • Lahore got 72 mm.
  • Murree got 10 mm.
  • Gujranwala got 5 mm.
  • Sialkot got 4 mm.
  • Rawalpindi got 2 mm.
  • Azad Kashmir
  • Rawalakot got 18 mm.
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Balakot got 11 mm.
  • Abbottabad got 4 mm.

Date of Issue – August 17

Western disturbance ’17’ is now over Jammu & Kashmir and adjoining northern Pakistan. Upper air cyclonic circulation persists over Haryana. Yesterday’s low pressure has weakened into a upper air cyclonic circulation over the same area.

Eighth spell is now very weak monsoon spell, it has become unimportant. It is being prolonged due to the closeness of an UAC and presence of western winds especially in the north-eastern areas of the country. Showers/rain with thunder/lightning can occur in Islamabad, some parts of northern Punjab especially north-eastern areas, Azad Kashmir and adjoining areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Partly/mostly cloudy with chances of drizzle/showers in few central areas of Punjab and Bahawalnagar district of south Punjab during this period. In the coming week, a weak monsoon spell can affect the northern areas, it’s probability is ‘poor’ at the moment. Mostly dry weather expected in other parts of the country. Following is the amount of rainfall recorded;

  • Punjab
  • Sahiwal got 46 mm.
  • Okara got 44 mm.
  • Lahore got 43 mm.
  • Murree got 37 mm.
  • Gujranwala got 19 mm.
  • Faisalabad got 12 mm.
  • Rawalpindi got 1 mm.
  • South Punjab
  • Bahawalnagar got 61mm.
  • Bahawalpur got 37 mm.
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Kakul got 57 mm.
  • Kalam got 3 mm.
  • Dir got 3 mm.
  • Balakot got 1 mm.
  • Malam Jabba got 1 mm.
  • Sindh
  • Badin got 8 mm.
  • Azad Kashmir
  • Muzaffarabad got 1 mm.

Date of Issue – August 16

Western disturbance ’17’ over northern areas of Pakistan and adjoining Jammu & Kashmir, it is moving eastwards. Upper air cyclonic circulation over north-west parts of Rajasthan is now over Haryana. Yesterday’s Upper air cyclonic circulation over west central Bay of Bengal and adjoining areas of India has intensified into a low pressure.

Eighth monsoon spell over the northern areas persists as a weak spell, it is persisting due to the closeness of an UAC and Western winds. Showers/rain with thunder/lightning can occur in Islamabad, some parts of northern Punjab especially north-eastern areas, Azad Kashmir and adjoining areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. There are chances of Isolated heavy rain in northern Punjab especially NE areas of Punjab (Lahore, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Norwal and adjoining areas). Weak Monsoon spell has further weakened in south Punjab, chances of drizzle/isolated shower in Dera Ghazi Khan, Bahawalnagar and adjoining areas of south Punjab. Partly/mostly cloudy with chances of showers/rain with thunder/lightning in central areas of Punjab during this period (Faisalabad, Okara, Pak pattan, Sahiwal, Layyah, Bhakkar and adjoining areas).

Partly/mostly cloudy weather in Balochistan (Khuzdar, Lasbella, Awaran, Panjgur, Barkhan, Dera Bugti, Musa Khel, Zhob, Qila Saifullah, Loralai, Kharan and adjoining districts). Mostly dry weather expected in Sindh with passing clouds, partly/mostly cloudy weather expected in Karachi city. In the coming week, another monsoon spell may affect the northern areas of the country though it’s intensity is weaker when compared to the eighth spell. Following are the rain amounts;

  • Punjab
  • Sialkot got 127 mm.
  • Gujranwala got 76 mm.
  • Lahore got 22 mm.
  • Sahiwal got 36 mm.
  • Sialkot got 31 mm.
  • Faisalabad got 8 mm.
  • South Punjab
  • Bahawalnagar got 58 mm.
  • Bahawalpur got 8 mm.
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Balakot got 8 mm.
  • Abbottabad got 4 mm.
  • Parachinar got 1 mm.

Date of Issue – August 15

8th spell has weakened – More rain can occur

Monsoon claims 96 lives in Pakistan

‘No threat of intense rains anywhere’

Western disturbance ’17’ over northern areas of Pakistan and adjoining Jammu & Kashmir. Upper air cyclonic circulation over north-west parts of Rajasthan. Yesterday’s Upper air cyclonic circulation over west central Bay of Bengal and adjoining areas of India persists.

Eighth monsoon spell over the northern areas has weakened and there is no threat of heavy thunderstorms anymore . More Rain with thunder/lightning can occur in Islamabad, some parts of northern Punjab especially north-eastern areas, Azad Kashmir and adjoining areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. There are chances of Isolated heavy rain in Islamabad and northern Punjab especially NE areas of Punjab.  Weak Monsoon spell affecting south Punjab has weakened, chances of showers/rain in (Dera Ghazi Khan, Bahawalnagar, Multan, Muzaffargarh, Bahawalpur and adjoining areas of south Punjab. Partly/mostly cloudy with chances of rain with thunder/lightning in central areas of Punjab during this period (Faisalabad, Okara, Pak pattan, Sahiwal, Layyah, Bhakkar and adjoining areas).

Mostly cloudy with chances of drizzle/isolated shower in Balochistan (Khuzdar, Lasbella, Awaran, Panjgur, Barkhan, Dera Bugti, Musa Khel, Zhob, Qila Saifullah, Loralai, Kharan and adjoining districts) though daily thundercloud activity can end from August 16/August 17. A weak monsoon spell in Sindh has weakened chances of more rain in few areas of upper and adjoining eastern Sindh. Partly/mostly cloudy with chances of drizzle/isolated shower in Karachi, weak monsoon activity can end in Sindh and south Punjab on August 16 evening/night/August 17.  Following are the rain amounts;

  • SIndh
  • Tharparkar got 177 mm.
  • Jacobabad got 79 mm.
  • Chhor got 61 mm.
  • Chachro got 54 mm.
  • Moen-jo-Daro got 51 mm.
  • Diplo got 40 mm.
  • Hyderabad got 22 mm.
  • Mirpur Khas got 12 mm.
  • Larkana got 9 mm.
  • Thatta got 8 mm.
  • Badin got 7 mm.
  • Mithi got 5 mm.
  • Punjab
  • Sialkot got 115 mm.
  • Gujranwala got 42 mm.
  • Lahore got 67 mm.
  • Jhelum got 37 mm.
  • Okara got 6 mm.
  • South Punjab
  • Dera Ghazi Khan got 28 mm.
  • Bahawalnagar got 5 mm.
  • Khyber Paktunkhwa
  • Lower Dir got 81 mm.
  • Malamjabba got 52 mm.
  • Mangla got 16 mm.
  • Abbottabad got 6 mm.

Date of Issue – August 14

Heavy thunderstorms to weaken on August 15/August 16 in North

Isolated heavy falls can occur in parts of south Punjab and upper Sindh

Western disturbance ’17’ over northern areas of Pakistan is moving eastwards. Upper air cyclonic circulation over the central parts of Rajasthan. Upper air cyclonic circulation over west central Bay of Bengal and adjoining areas of India.

Eighth monsoon spell over the northern areas continues, it will weaken on August 15/August 16. More Rain with thunder/lightning likely in Islamabad, northern Punjab (Lahore, Rawalpindi, Murree city, Jhelum, Gujrat, Sialkot, Norwal, Sheikpura, Gujranwala, Attock, Mandi Bahauddin and few adjoining districts), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Abbottabad, Manshera, Haripur, Swabi, Swat, Peshawar, Landi Kotal, Hangu, Kohat, Khyber Agency, Khurram Agency, Dera Ismail Khan, South Waziristan and few adjoining districts) and Azad Kashmir (Muzaffarabad, Kotli, Mirpur, Rawalakot and few adjoining areas). Chances of Isolated heavy rain in Islamabad, northern Punjab, Azad Kashmir (Kotli, Mirpur, Rawalakot) and few parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Kohat, Peshawar, Hangu, Kurram Agency, Khyber Agency, Orakazai Agency and few adjoining districts). Weak Monsoon spell is affecting south Punjab, more rain with thunder/lightning can also occur in south Punjab (Dera Ghazi Khan, Bahawalnagar, Multan, Muzaffargarh, Bahawalpur and adjoining areas of south Punjab, possibility of heavy falls in western districts (Dera Ghazi Khan, Multan, Muzaffargarh and adjoining areas) of south Punjab especially around August 15 ). Rain with thunder/lightning can also occur in central areas of Punjab during this period (Faisalabad, Okara, Pak pattan, Sahiwal, Layyah, Bhakkar and adjoining areas).
Rain with thunder/lightning can occur in few parts of Balochistan (Khuzdar, Lasbella, Awaran, Panjgur, Barkhan, Dera Bugti, Musa Khel, Zhob, Qila Saifullah, Loralai, Kharan and adjoining districts) due to daily formation of thunderstorms while isolated heavy downpour can occur in Zhob, Musa Khel, Qila Saifullah, Khuzdar, Awaran and Lasbella district during this week. A weak monsoon spell has started in few parts of Sindh, chances of rain in Karachi, Thatta, Badin, Tharparkar, Dadu, Jamshoro, Hyderabad, Sanghar, Khairpur, Sukkur, Gotki, Nawabshah, Jacoababad and adjoining areas with chances of isolated heavy falls in upper parts of Sindh on August 15. Following are the rain amounts;

  • Islamabad got 103 mm.
  • Punjab
  • Sialkot got 172 mm.
  • Lahore got 172 mm.
  • Faisalabad got 130 mm.
  • Mianwali got 127 mm.
  • Gurjanwala got 126 mm.
  • Okara got 126 mm.
  • Rawalpindi got 99 mm.
  • Sahiwal got 84 mm.
  • Murree got 63 mm.
  • Pak Pattan got 51 mm.
  • Bhakkar got 34 mm.
  • South Punjab
  • Dera Ghazi Khan got 93 mm.
  • Bahawalpur got 31 mm.
  • Bahawalnagar got 23 mm.
  • Multan got 5 mm.
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Saidu Sharif got 137 mm.
  • Parachinar got 86 mm.
  • Bannu got 52 mm.
  • Malamjabba got 49 mm.
  • Abbottabad got 49 mm.
  • Lower Dir got 47 mm.
  • Kalam got 46 mm.
  • Balakot got 35 mm.
  • Azad Kashmir
  • Muzaffarabad got 44 mm.
  • Rawalakot got 21 mm.
  • Balochistan
  • Bharkhan got 29 mm.
  • Sibbi got 1 mm.
  • Sindh
  • Karachi got 17.8 (North Nazimabad)

Date of Issue – August 13

Heavy thunderstorms impact North – More intense rain on August 14!

Thundercloud activity seen over south Punjab and Sindh 

Western disturbance ’17’ over northern areas of Pakista nown. Low pressure over south-west Utter Pradesh and adjoining areas has merged with the monsoon axis. Upper air cyclonic circulation over west central Bay of Bengal and adjoining areas of India.

Eighth monsoon spell over the northern areas continues, it can weaken on August 15/August 16. More Rain with thunder/lightning likely in Islamabad, northern Punjab (Lahore, Rawalpindi, Murree city, Jhelum, Gujrat, Sialkot, Norwal, Sheikpura, Gujranwala, Attock, Mandi Bahauddin and few adjoining districts), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Abbottabad, Manshera, Haripur, Swabi, Swat, Peshawar, Landi Kotal, Hangu, Kohat, Khyber Agency, Khurram Agency, Dera Ismail Khan, South Waziristan and few adjoining districts) and Azad Kashmir (Muzaffarabad, Kotli, Mirpur, Rawalakot and few adjoining areas). Heavy to isolated very heavy downpour can occur in Islamabad, northern Punjab, Azad Kashmir (Kotli, Mirpur, Rawalakot) and few parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Kohat, Peshawar, Hangu, Kurram Agency, Khyber Agency, Orakazai Agency and few adjoining districts) on August 13/August 14. Weak Monsoon spell is affecting south Punjab, rain with thunder/lightning can also occur in south Punjab (Dera Ghazi Khan, Bahawalnagar, Multan, Muzaffargarh, Bahawalpur and adjoining areas of south Punjab, possibility of isolated heavy falls in western districts (Dera Ghazi Khan, Multan, Muzaffargarh and adjoining areas) of south Punjab especially around August 14 (+1,-1 day error) ). Rain with thunder/lightning can also occur in central areas of Punjab during this period (Faisalabad, Okara, Pak pattan, Sahiwal, Layyah, Bhakkar and adjoining areas).

Rain with thunder/lightning can occur in few parts of Balochistan (Khuzdar, Lasbella, Awaran, Panjgur, Barkhan, Dera Bugti, Musa Khel, Zhob, Qila Saifullah, Loralai, Kharan and adjoining districts) due to daily formation of thunderstorms while isolated heavy downpour can occur in Zhob, Musa Khel, Qila Saifullah, Khuzdar, Awaran and Lasbella district during this week. A weak monsoon spell can also affect parts of Sindh from August 14 (+1,-1 day error) chances of rain in Karachi, Thatta, Badin, Tharparkar, Dadu, Jamshoro, Hyderabad, Sanghar, Khairpur, Sukkur, Gotki, Nawabshah, Jacoababad and adjoining areas with chances of isolated heavy falls in upper parts of Sindh. Following are the rain amounts;

  • Islamabad got 202 mm.
  • Punjab
  • Rawalpindi got 103 mm.
  • Noorpul Thal got 82 mm.
  • Faisalabad got 71 mm.
  • Murree got 62 mm.
  • Sialkot got 60 mm.
  • Jhang got 48 mm.
  • MandiBauddin got 32 mm.
  • Chakwal got 31 mm.
  • Gujrat got 28 mm.
  • Gujranwala got 25 mm.
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Peshawar got 56 mm.
  • Kakul got 50 mm.
  • Risalpur got 49 mm.
  • Balakot got 44 mm.
  • Malamjabba got 32 mm.
  • Dir got 32 mm.
  • Azad Kashmir
  • Rawalakot got 54 mm.
  • Kotli got 44 mm.
  • Balochistan 
  • Panjgur got 5 mm.

Date of Issue – August 12

ALERT: Heavy thunderstorms can occur in North on August 13/August 14

Western disturbance ’17’ over north-western areas of Pakistan. Low pressure now lies over south-west Utter Pradesh and adjoining areas. Upper air cyclonic circulation over west central Bay of Bengal.

Eighth monsoon spell is over the northern areas, increase in intensity from August 12 night while peak on August 13/August 14. Rain with thunder/lightning likely in Islamabad, northern Punjab (Lahore, Rawalpindi, Murree city, Jhelum, Gujrat, Sialkot, Norwal, Sheikpura, Gujranwala, Attock, Mandi Bahauddin and few adjoining districts), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Abbottabad, Manshera, Haripur, Swabi, Swat, Peshawar, Landi Kotal, Hangu, Kohat, Khyber Agency, Khurram Agency, Dera Ismail Khan, South Waziristan and few adjoining districts) and Azad Kashmir (Muzaffarabad, Kotli, Mirpur, Rawalakot and few adjoining areas). Heavy to isolated very heavy downpour can occur in Islamabad, northern Punjab, Azad Kashmir (Kotli, Mirpur, Rawalakot) and few parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Kohat, Peshawar, Hangu, Kurram Agency, Khyber Agency, Orakazai Agency and few adjoining districts) on August 13/August 14. Weak Monsoon spell is affecting south Punjab, rain with thunder/lightning can also occur in south Punjab (Dera Ghazi Khan, Bahawalnagar, Multan, Muzaffargarh, Bahawalpur and adjoining areas of south Punjab, possibility of isolated heavy falls in western districts (Dera Ghazi Khan, Multan, Muzaffargarh and adjoining areas) of south Punjab especially around August 14 (+1,-1 day error) ), thunderclouds are continuously forming over south Punjab. Rain with thunder/lightning can also occur in central areas of Punjab during this period (Faisalabad, Okara, Pak pattan, Sahiwal, Layyah, Bhakkar and adjoining areas).

Rain with thunder/lightning can occur in few parts of Balochistan (Khuzdar, Lasbella, Awaran, Panjgur, Barkhan, Dera Bugti, Musa Khel, Zhob, Qila Saifullah, Loralai, Kharan and adjoining districts) due to daily formation of thunderstorms while isolated heavy falls can occur in Zhob, Musa Khel, Qila Saifullah, Khuzdar, Awaran and Lasbella district during this week. A weak monsoon spell can also affect parts of Sindh from August 14 (+1,-1 day error) chances of rain in Karachi, Thatta, Badin, Tharparkar, Dadu, Jamshoro, Hyderabad, Sanghar, Khairpur, Sukkur, Gotki, Nawabshah and adjoining areas. Following are the rain amounts;

  • Islamabad got 2 mm.
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Parachinar got 46 mm.
  • Kohat got 28 mm.
  • Abbottabad got 6 mm.
  • Balakot got 2 mm.
  • Punjab
  • Chakwal got 46 mm.
  • Gujranwala got 44 mm.
  • Lahore got 23 mm.
  • Mianwali got 10 mm.
  • Murree got 7 mm.
  • Sialkot got 6 mm.
  • M.B.Din got 5 mm.
  •  Okara got 5 mm.
  • Gujrat got 5 mm.
  • Sargodha got 2 mm.
  • South Punjab
  • Bahawalpur got 3 mm.
  • Balochistan
  • Panjgur got 5 mm.

Date of Issue – August 11

Eighth Monsoon spell started in North

Heavy thunderstorms can occur on August 13/August 14 in North

Weak Monsoon spell brings rain to south Punjab –  Can move towards Sindh

Western disturbance ’17’ over north-western areas of Pakistan. Low pressure lies over west Utter Pradesh and adjoining Haryana. Upper air cyclonic circulation over north-west Bay of Bengal.

Eighth monsoon spell has started in the northern areas with -1 day error of August 12, increase in intensity from August 12 night while peak on August 13/August 14. Rain with thunder/lightning likely in Islamabad, northern Punjab (Lahore, Rawalpindi, Murree city, Jhelum, Gujrat, Sialkot, Norwal, Sheikpura, Gujranwala, Attock, Mandi Bahauddin and few adjoining districts), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Abbottabad, Manshera, Haripur, Swabi, Swat, Peshawar, Landi Kotal, Hangu, Kohat, Khyber Agency, Khurram Agency, Dera Ismail Khan, South Waziristan and few adjoining districts) and Azad Kashmir (Muzaffarabad, Kotli, Mirpur, Rawalakot and few adjoining areas). Heavy to isolated very heavy downpour can occur in Islamabad, northern Punjab, Azad Kashmir (Kotli, Mirpur, Rawalakot) and few parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Kohat, Hangu, Kurram Agency, Khyber Agency, Orakazai Agency and few adjoining districts) on August 13/August 14. Weak Monsoon spell can affect south Punjab this week, rain with thunder/lightning can also occur in south Punjab (Dera Ghazi Khan, Bahawalnagar, Multan, Muzaffargarh, Bahawalpur and adjoining areas of south Punjab, possibility of isolated heavy falls in western districts of south Punjab especially around August 14 (+1,-1 day error) ), thunderclouds are continuously forming over south Punjab. Rain can also occur in central areas of Punjab during this period (Faisalabad, Okara, Pak pattan, Sahiwal and adjoining areas).

Rain with thunder/lightning can occur in few parts of Balochistan (Khuzdar, Lasbella, Awaran, Panjgur, Barkhan, Dera Bugti, Musa Khel, Zhob, Qila Saifullah, Loralai, Kharan and adjoining districts) due to daily formation of thunderstorms while isolated heavy falls can occur in Zhob, Musa Khel, Qila Saifullah, Khuzdar, Awaran and Lasbella district during this week. Drizzle/showers can occur in coastal Sindh and western Sindh especially Karachi, Thatta, Dadu and Jamshoro. A weak monsoon spell can also affect parts of Sindh from August 14 (+1,-1 day error). Following are the rain amounts;

  • Islamabad got 7 mm.
  • Punjab
  • Noorpur thal got 60 mm.
  • Gujranwala got 13 mm.
  • Rawalpindi got 7 mm.
  • Lahore got 7 mm.
  • Murree got 3 mm.
  • South Punjab
  • Multan got 25 mm.
  • Bahawalnagar got 20 mm.
  • Balochistan
  • Khuzdar got 14 mm.
  • Quetta got 7 mm.
  • Barkhan got 6 mm.
  • Sibbi got 1 mm.
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Lower Dir got 43 mm.
  • Balakot got 31 mm.
  • Parachinar got 31 mm.
  • Rsalpur got 5 mm.
  • Peshawar got 4 mm.
  • Azad Kashmir
  • Muzaffarabad got 20 mm.
  • Sindh
  • Karachi got 1 mm.

Date of Issue – August 10

ALERT: Heavy thunderstorms seen in coming week in the North

PWP upgrades the chances of 8th spell to ‘extremely high’

Weak Monsoon spell can aim towards south Punjab and Sindh

Western disturbance ’17’ lies over the north-western areas of the country. Yesterday’s low pressure over north-east Madya Pradesh and adjoining south-east Utter Pradesh now lies over central Utter Pradesh. Upper air cyclonic circulation has formed in the Bay of Bengal.

Eighth monsoon spell can start from August 12 (+1,-1 day error), PWP upgrades the chances to ‘extremely high’. Rain with thunder/lightning likely in Islamabad, northern Punjab (Lahore, Rawalpindi, Murree city, Jhelum, Gujrat, Sialkot, Norwal, Sheikpura, Gujranwala, Attock, Mandi Bahauddin and few adjoining districts), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Abbottabad, Manshera, Haripur, Swabi, Swat, Peshawar, Landi Kotal, Hangu, Kohat, Khyber Agency, Khurram Agency and few adjoining districts) and Azad Kashmir (Muzaffarabad, Kotli, Mirpur, Rawalakot and few adjoining areas). Heavy to isolated very heavy downpour can occur in Islamabad, northern Punjab, Azad Kashmir (Kotli, Mirpur, Rawalakot) and few parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Kohat, Kurram Agency, Khyber Agency, Orakazai Agency and few adjoining districts) on August 13/August 14. Passing clouds in south Punjab with chances of drizzle/isolated shower in Dera Ghazi Khan and Bahawalnagar district till 36 to 48 hours. A weak monsoon spell can aim towards south Punjab in few days mainly from August 14 (+1,-1 day error).

Rain with thunder/lightning can occur in few parts of Balochistan (Khuzdar, Lasbella, Awaran, Panjgur, Barkhan, Dera Bugti, Musa Khel, Zhob, Qila Saifullah, Loralai and adjoining districts) due to frequent formation of thunderclouds. Drizzle/showers can occur in coastal Sindh especially Karachi. A weak monsoon can also affect parts of Sindh from August 14 (+1,-1 day error). Following is the amount of rainfall;

  • Islamabad got 135 mm.
  • Punjab
  • Rawalpindi got 123 mm.
  • Lahore got 13 mm.
  • Azad Kashmir
  • Muzaffarabad got 75 mm.
  • Mangla got 12 mm.
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Kakul got 30 mm.
  • Balakot got 28 mm.
  • Malamjabba got 5 mm.
  • Risalpur got 5 mm.
  • Balochistan
  • Khuzdar got 26 mm.
  • Sindh
  • Karachi got T.R

Date of Issue – August 9

Heavy thunderstorms seen in coming week in the North

PWP upgrades the chances of 8th spell to ‘very high’

Weak Monsoon spell can aim towards south Punjab

Yesterday’s upper air cyclonic circulation over Bihar has intensified into a low pressure over north-east Madya Pradesh and adjoining south-east Utter Pradesh, another upper air cyclonic circulation over Haryana over west Utter Pradesh.

Seventh monsoon spell has mostly ended in the northern areas. Partly/mostly cloudy with chances of rain/showers with thunder/lightning in Islamabad, northern Punjab (Lahore, Rawalpindi, Murree city, Jhelum, Gujrat, Sialkot, Norwal, Sheikpura, Gujranwala, Attock, Mandi Bahauddin and few adjoining districts), and Azad Kashmir (Muzaffarabad, Kotli, Mirpur, Rawalkot and few adjoining areas) and few adjoining areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa persists during late night, else where the weather can be dry with passing clouds. Eighth monsoon spell is expected in the northern areas in the coming week, it can bring heavy to isolated very heavy downpour to parts of the northern areas. PWP upgrades the chances to ‘very high’. A very weak monsoon can aim towards south Punjab in few days.

There is a possibility of rain/showers with thunder/lightning can occur in few parts of Balochistan (Khuzdar, Lasbella, Awaran, Panjgur, Barkhan, Chagai, Kharan and few adjoining districts) due to frequent formation of thunderclouds. Passing clouds (increase during the evening/night) expected in south Punjab till August 9 night. Chances of drizzle/shower in coastal Sindh including Karachi. Following is the amount of rainfall;

  • Punjab
  • Rawalpindi got 22 mm.
  • Murree got 5 mm.
  • Gujranwala got 2 mm.
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Kakul got 19 mm.
  • Azad Kashmir
  • Kotli got 1 mm.
  • Balochistan
  • Khuzdar got 18 mm.
  • Panjgur got 2 mm.

Date of Issue – August 8

Yesterday’s low pressure over Jharkhand has further weakened into an upper air cyclonic circulation and now lies over Bihar, another upper air cyclonic circulation is over Haryana.

Seventh monsoon spell over the northern areas has further weakened, partly/mostly cloudy with chances of rain/showers with thunder/lightning in Islamabad, northern Punjab (Lahore, Rawalpindi, Murree city, Jhelum, Gujrat, Sialkot, Norwal, Sheikpura, Gujranwala, Attock, Mandi Bahauddin and few adjoining districts), and Azad Kashmir (Muzaffarabad, Kotli, Mirpur, Rawalkot and few adjoining areas) and few adjoining areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa persists during late night, else where the weather can be dry with passing clouds. After few days, the rain intensity can increase in the northern areas.

There is a possibility of rain/showers with thunder/lightning can occur in some parts of Balochistan (Khuzdar, Lasbella, Awaran, Panjgur, Barkhan, Chagai, Kharan, Dera Bugti, Musa Khel, Zhob, Qila Saifullah, Loralai and few adjoining districts) due to frequent formation of thunderclouds. Passing clouds (increase during the evening/night) expected in south Punjab and Sindh. Chances of drizzle/shower in coastal Sindh including Karachi. Following is the amount of rainfall;

  • Islamabad got 45 mm.
  • Punjab
  • Rawalpindi got 23 mm.
  • Sialkot 7 mm.
  • Gujranwala got 6 mm.
  • Murree got 5 mm.
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Risalpur got 14 mm.
  • Dir got 2 mm.
  • Azad Kashmir
  • Rawalkot got 5 mm.
  • Kotli got 3 mm.
  • Muzaffarabad got 2 mm.
  • Balochistan
  • Khuzdar got 12 mm.
  • Panjgur got 8 mm.
  • Sindh
  • Karachi got T.R

Date of Issue – August 7

Yesterday’s low pressure over eastern Madya Pradesh has moved in a ENE direction and now lies over Jharkhand while western disturbance ’16’ has moved eastwards.

Seventh monsoon spell has weakened in the northern areas, rain/showers with thunder/lightning can occur in Islamabad, northern Punjab (Lahore, Rawalpindi, Murree city, Jhelum, Gujrat, Sialkot, Norwal, Sheikpura, Gujranwala, Attock, Mandi Bahauddin and few adjoining districts), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Abbottabad, Manshera, Haripur, Swabi, Swat, Peshawar, Landi Kotal, Hangu, Kohat, Khyber Agency, Khurram Agency and few adjoining districts) and Azad Kashmir (Muzaffarabad, Kotli, Mirpur, Rawalkot and few adjoining areas). The intensity of seventh monsoon spell has weakened significantly.

There is a possibility of rain/showers with thunder/lightning can occur in some parts of Balochistan (Khuzdar, Awaran, Panjgur, Barkhan, Chagai, Kharan, Dera Bugti, Musa Khel, Zhob, Qila Saifullah, Loralai and few adjoining districts) due to frequent formation of thunderclouds while partly/mostly cloudy in south Punjab while chances of drizzle/isolated shower in few central areas of Punjab. Partly/mostly cloudy weather expected in Sindh with increase in clouds during the night in Tharparker and adjoining districts. Following is the amount of rainfall;

  • Islamabad got 99 mm.
  • Punjab
  • Gujrat got 117 mm.
  • Rawalpindi got 70 mm.
  • Murree got 22 mm.
  • Gujranwala got 17 mm.
  • Lahore got 9 mm.
  • South Punjab
  • Khanpur got 108 mm.
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Balakot got 101 mm.
  • Malamjabba got 68 mm.
  • Azad Kashmir
  • Muzaffarabad got 47 mm.
  • Kotli got 12 mm.
  • Balochistan
  • Quetta got 12 mm.

Date of Issue – August 6

Seventh Spell hits Northern areas!

Low pressure lies over eastern Madya Pradesh while western disturbance ’16’ lies over Jammu & Kashmir and adjoining north Pakistan.

Seventh monsoon spell has hit the northern areas, more rain with thunder/lightning can occur in Islamabad, northern Punjab (Lahore, Rawalpindi, Murree city, Jhelum, Gujrat, Sialkot, Norwal, Sheikpura, Gujranwala, Attock, Mandi Bahauddin and few adjoining districts), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Abbottabad, Manshera, Haripur, Swabi, Swat, Peshawar, Landi Kotal, Hangu, Kohat, Khyber Agency, Khurram Agency and few adjoining districts) and Azad Kashmir (Muzaffarabad, Kotli, Mirpur and few adjoining areas). Chances of more Isolated Heavy rainfall in northern areas of Punjab, Azad Kashmir (Rawalakot, Mirpur, Kotli and adjoining areas) and few adjoining parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The seventh monsoon spell can weaken from August 7 morning/mid-day.

There is a possibility of rain/showers with thunder/lightning can occur in some parts of Balochistan (Khuzdar, Awaran, Panjgur, Barkhan, Chagai, Kharan, Dera Bugti, Musa Khel, Zhob, Qila Saifullah, Loralai and few adjoining districts) due to frequent formation of thunderclouds while partly/mostly cloudy in south Punjab while chances of drizzle/isolated shower in few central areas of Punjab. Partly/mostly cloudy weather expected in Sindh with increase in clouds during the night in Tharparker and adjoining districts. Following is the amount of rainfall;

  • Islamabad got 107 mm.
  • Punjab
  • Gujrat got 144 mm.
  • Sialakot got 133 mm.
  • Rawalpindi got 123 mm.
  • Sahiwal got 26 mm.
  • Mandi Bauddin got 22 mm.
  • Gujranwala got 10 mm.
  • Jhelum got 10 mm.
  • Okara got 9 mm.
  • Murree got 3 mm.
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Kakul got 60 mm.
  • Mangla got 32 mm.
  • Dir got 14 mm.
  • Azad Kashmir
  • Kotli got 16 mm.
  • Muzaffarabad got 8 mm.

Date of Issue – August 5

Chance of Seventh Spell maintained at ‘extremely high’ in North

Upper air cyclonic circulation over south-east Utter Pradesh. A fresh western disturbance ’16’ lies over northern areas of Pakistan. Low pressure lies over Odisha and adjoining Chhatisgarh.

Seventh monsoon spell can start in the northern Pakistan on August 5 (+1,-1 day error) therefore PWP maintains the chances to ‘extremely high’. Rain with thunder/lightning can occur in Islamabad, northern Punjab (Lahore, Rawalpindi, Murree city, Jhelum, Gujrat, Sialkot, Norwal, Sheikpura, Gujranwala, Attock, Mandi Bahauddin and few adjoining districts), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Abbottabad, Manshera, Haripur, Swabi, Swat, Peshawar, Landi Kotal, Hangu, Kohat, Khyber Agency, Khurram Agency and few adjoining districts) and Azad Kashmir (Muzaffarabad, Kotli, Mirpur and few adjoining areas). Chances of Isolated Heavy rainfall in northern areas of Punjab, Azad Kashmir (Rawalakot, Mirpur, Kotli and adjoining areas) and few adjoining parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

There is a possibility of rain/showers with thunder/lightning can occur in some parts of Balochistan (Khuzdar, Awaran, Panjgur, Barkhan, Lasbella, Dera Bugti, Musa Khel, Zhob, Qila Saifullah, Loralai and few adjoining districts) while partly/mostly cloudy with chances of drizzle/isolated shower in Bahawalpur, Rahim Yar Khan, Bahawalnagar and few adjoining areas of south Punjab and few central areas of Punjab. Partly/mostly cloudy weather expected in Sindh with increase in clouds during the night in Tharparker and adjoining districts. Following is the amount of rainfall;

  • Punjab
  • Sialkot got 17 mm.
  • Lahore got 2 mm.
  • Sindh
  • Badin got 2 mm.
  • Nawabshah got 1 mm.
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Chirat got 4 mm.
  • Dir got 3 mm.
  • Malamjabba got 1 mm.
  • Balochistan
  • Khuzdar got 41 mm.
  • Lasbella got 15 mm.
  • Quetta got 12 mm.
  • Azad Kashmir
  • Rawalkot got 2 mm.

Date of Issue – August 4

Chance of Seventh Spell upgraded to ‘extremely high’ in North

Monsoon Activity further weakens in Sindh and South Punjab 

Weak phase over Balochistan persists!

Yesterday’s upper air cyclonic circulation has weakened moved into Balochistan. A fresh western disturbance ’16’ lies over northern areas of Pakistan.

Fresh monsoon activity is expected in the northern areas while monsoon activity has significantly weakened in Sindh, Balochistan and south Punjab. Seventh monsoon spell can start in the northern Pakistan on August 5 (+1,-1 day error) therefore PWP upgrades the chances to ‘extremely high’. Rain with thunder/lightning can occur in Islamabad, northern Punjab (Lahore, Rawalpindi, Murree city, Jhelum, Gujrat, Sialkot, Norwal, Sheikpura, Gujranwala, Attock, Mandi Bahauddin and few adjoining districts), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Abbottabad, Manshera, Haripur, Swabi, Swat, Peshawar, Landi Kotal, Hangu, Kohat, Khyber Agency, Khurram Agency and few adjoining districts) and Azad Kashmir (Muzaffarabad, Kotli, Mirpur and few adjoining areas). Chances of Isolated Heavy rainfall in northern areas of Punjab, Azad Kashmir (Rawalakot, Mirpur, Kotli and adjoining areas) and few adjoining parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

There is a possibility of rain/showers with thunder/lightning can occur in some parts of Balochistan (Khuzdar, Awaran, Panjgur, Barkhan, Lasbella, Dera Bugti, Musa Khel, Zhob, Qila Saifullah, Loralai, Makran coast and few adjoining districts) while partly/mostly cloudy with chances of drizzle/isolated shower in Bahawalpur, Rahim Yar Khan, Bahawalnagar and few adjoining areas of south Punjab. Partly/mostly cloudy weather expected in Sindh with chances of drizzle/isolated shower in upper Sindh (Sukkur, Gotki, Khairpur, Jacoababad, Kashmore, Dadu and adjoining areas till night. Following is the amount of rainfall;

  • Balochistan
  • Turbat got 132 mm.
  • Lasbela got 35 mm.
  • Khuzdar got 15 mm.
  • Gwadar got 13 mm.
  • Pasni got 11 mm.
  • Jiwani got 11 mm.
  • Sindh
  • Dadu got 34 mm.
  • Chhor got 26 mm.
  • Nawabshah got 21 mm.
  • Karachi got 10 mm.
  • Punjab
  • Lahore got 42 mm.

Date of Issue – August 3

Threat of more heavy downpour tonight – Rain activity to weaken from August 4!

Sixth Spell weakens significantly in North – Seven Spell coming after 48 hours!

Karachi has been flooded with 126 mm rain!!!

Yesterday’s Low pressure area over West Madya Pradesh and adjoining east Rajasthan has weakened into an upper air cyclonic circulation and now lies over eastern Sindh and adjoining Rajasthan and Gujarat. Yesterday’s Western disturbance ’15’ over northern Pakistan, it has moved eastwards.

The current monsoon spell can weaken after night there are chances of more heavy downpour in parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Kurram Agency, Khyber Agency, Orakazi Agency, Kohat, Hangu, Dera Ismail Khan, South Waziristan and adjoining districts),  some parts of Balochistan (Zhob, Musa Khel, Khuzdar, Makran coast and few adjoining areas) and some parts of Sindh (Karachi, Thatta, Jamshoro, Khairpur, Sukkur and adjoining districts) till night due to the frequent formation of strong thunderstorms. The sixth monsoon spell in the northern areas has weakened significantly. Partly/mostly cloudy with chances of rain along with thunder/lightning in Islamabad, northern Punjab, Azad Kashmir and adjoining Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. On August 5 (+1,-1 day error), a seventh monsoon spell can start in the northern areas therefore PWP upgrades the chances to ‘very high’.

Rain with thunder/lightning can occur in south Punjab while chances of drizzle/showers in central Punjab (Faisalabad, Multan, Bahawalnagar, Bahawalpur,Vehari, Dera Ghazi Khan, Okara, Pak Pattan and few adjoining areas) that can continue till August 4. Rain with thunder/lightning can occur in some parts of Balochistan (Khuzdar, Awaran, Panjgur, Barkhan, Lasbella, Dera Bugti, Musa Khel, Zhob, Qila Saifullah, Loralai, Makran coast and few adjoining districts). Rain with thunder/lightning can occur in parts of Sindh (Karachi, Hyderabad, Sukkur, Gotki, Jacoababad Thatta, Tharparkar, Mirpur Khas, Umerkot, Sanghar, Khairpur, Badin, Nawabshah and adjoining areas). The current rains in Sindh can last till August 4/August 5 early. Following is the amount of rainfall in the country;

  • Sindh
  • Karachi got 126 mm.
  • Jacobabad got 109 mm.
  • Larkana got 79 mm.
  • Rohri got 72 mm.
  • Hyderabad got 70 mm.
  • Chhor got 56 mm.
  • Thatta got 43 mm.
  • Sukkur got 37 mm.
  • Padidan got 31 mm.
  • Mirpur Khas got 25 mm.
  • Mithi got 22 mm.
  • Nawabshah got 21 mm.
  • Dadu got 15 mm.
  • Moen-jo-Daro got 15 mm.
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Bannu got 86 mm.
  • Dir got 17 mm.
  • Kohat got 11 mm.
  • Abbottabad got 7 mm.
  • Balochistan
  • Kalat got 48 mm.
  • Sibbi got 23 mm.
  • Khuzdar got 19 mm.
  • Punjab
  • Sargodha got 19 mm.
  • Noorpur Thal got 16 mm.
  • Murree got 15 mm.
  • Gujrat got 12 mm.
  • South Punjab
  • D.G.Khan got 32 mm.
  • Azad Kashmir
  • Mangla got 19 mm.

Date of Issue – August 2

Sixth spell continues – Brought Heavy rains to the North and few central parts

Rain in central parts, shifting towards southern parts! 

Low pressure area over West Madya Pradesh and adjoining east Rajasthan. Western disturbance ’15’ over northern Pakistan, it is moving eastwards.

The sixth monsoon spell started from July 29 (with +1,-1 day error) and it is active so far in the northern areas. Rain with thunder/lightning can occur in Islamabad, northern Punjab (Lahore, Rawalpindi, Murree city, Jhelum, Gujrat, Sialkot, Norwal, Sheikpura, Gujranwala, Attock, Mandi Bahauddin and few adjoining districts), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Abbottabad, Manshera, Haripur, Swabi, Swat, Peshawar, Landi Kotal, Hangu, Kohat, Khyber Agency, Khurram Agency and few adjoining districts) and Azad Kashmir (Muzaffarabad, Kotli, Mirpur and few adjoining areas).  More heavy downpour can occur in northern areas of Punjab and few parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Kurram Agency, Khyber Agency, Orakazi Agency, Kohat, Hangu, Dera Ismail Khan, South Waziristan and adjoining districts) and some parts of Azad Kashmir (Rawalakot, Mirpur, Kotli and adjoining areas). The current rains in the northern areas can weaken by August 3 night/August 4 and from the coming week, the rains can increase their presence again. Sixth spell can also bring rain with thunder/lightning to central parts including south and central Punjab (Faisalabad, Multan, Bahawalnagar, Bahawalpur,Vehari, Dera Ghazi Khan, Okara, Pak Pattan and few adjoining areas) that can continue till August 4, there is a slight possibility of isolated heavy falls in Dera Ghazi Khan district as a strong thundercloud can form there. Rain with thunder/lightning can occur in some parts of Balochistan (Khuzdar, Awaran, Panjgur, Barkhan, Lasbella, Dera Bugti, Musa Khel, Zhob, Qila Saifullah, Loralai  and few adjoining districts). Chances of isolated heavy rain in Zhob, Musa Khel, Khuzdar and few adjoining areas.

From August 2 late/August 3, rain with thunder/lightning can occur in parts of Sindh (Karachi, Hyderabad, Sukkur, Gotki, Jacoababad Thatta, Tharparkar, Mirpur Khas, Umerkot, Sanghar, Khairpur, Badin, Nawabshah and adjoining areas).  There is a mild possibility of isolated heavy falls in Karachi, Jamshoro and Thatta district. The current rains in Sindh can last till August 4/August 5 early. Following is the amount of rainfall in the country;

  • Islamabad got 55 mm.
  • Punjab
  • Sialkot got 89 mm.
  • Garidupatta got 85 mm.
  • Gujranwala got 78 mm.
  • Lahore got 62 mm.
  • Mandibauddin got 49 mm.
  • Rawalpindi got 41 mm.
  • Joharabad got 31 mm.
  • Gujrat got 28 mm.
  • Murree got 25 mm.
  • Noorpur Thal got 20 mm.
  • Jhelum got 16 mm.
  • Sargodha got 5 mm.
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Malamjabba got 60 mm.
  • Cherat got 46 mm.
  • Dir got 46 mm.
  • Abbottabad got 37 mm.
  • Saidu Sharif got 30 mm.
  • Lower Dir got 10 mm.
  • Peshawar got 8 mm.
  • Balakot got 8 mm.
  • Parachinar got 5 mm.
  • Azad Kashmir
  • Rawalakot got 53 mm.
  • Kotli got 53 mm.
  • Muzafffarabad got 6 mm.
  • Balochistan
  • Khuzdar got 19.4 mm.
  • Sibi got 19 mm.
  • Lasbella got 12 mm.
  • Sindh
  • Mithi got 5 mm.
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