From Monday, July 3, the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) says that monsoon rain will fall nationwide.
In a statement released on Sunday, the department said it was possible that moist currents from the Arabian Sea would reach the country’s top parts.
It also said that a western wave was likely to hit the top parts of the country on July 3 evening or night.
— Karachi News Alert (@KarachinewsA) July 3, 2023
There is a possibility of rain, wind, and thunderstorms (along with a few heavy downpours and hailstorms) in the following locations: Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Murree, Galliyat, Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum, Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan, Chitral, Swat, Mansehra, Kohistan, Abbottabad, Haripur, Peshawar, Mardan, Swabi, Nowshera, and Kur.
The Met Office also forecast rain, wind, thundershowers, and heavy rain in Sukkur, Jacobabad Ghotki, Shaheed Benazirabad, Larkana, Mithi, Chhor, Padidan, Nagarparkar, Tharparkar, Umerkot, Sanghar, Mirpur Khas, Dadu, Thatta, Badin, Hyderabad, and Karachi on July 7 and 8.
The Met Office has warned that heavy rain could cause flash floods and hill torrents in Dera Ghazi Khan and nearby areas in northeast Balochistan.
Heavy rains could also cause landslides in Azad Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan, Galliyat, and rocky parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, all at risk.
Let us get ready for those monsoon rains coming.