Monsoon update – Starting today, the country is likely to get a little bit of pre-monsoon rain, which should give people a break from the heat wave that has been going on.
The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) says that there will be isolated rain and thunderstorms until June 30 in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Murree, Galiyat, and other towns in Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (K-P), and Punjab.
The pre-monsoon rain begins from June 26 to June 29, it may rain in Sindh, Balochistan, and Southern Punjab. Sherry Rehman says that the heat wave will probably end when it rains before the summer. She advises people to be careful.
As per PMD advisory, Pre-Monsoon Rains are forecast from 25th to 30th June, leading to the subsiding of the prevailing heat wave. Rain/Wind-Thundershowers r expected (with occasional gaps) from today until 30th June in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Murree, Galliyat, and several other… pic.twitter.com/EzpanedYPE
— SenatorSherryRehman (@sherryrehman) June 24, 2023
Climate Change Minister Sherry Rehman shared PMD’s warning on Twitter. She said that heavy rain could cause floods in cities and cause landslides in mountainous places like Murree, Galiyat, Kashmir, G-B, and K-P.
On June 27, there may also be flash rains in DG Khan and the nearby parts of North East Balochistan.
The minister told all the necessary offices to stay on the lookout and told tourists to be careful.
“People are asked to stay away from weak infrastructure, power lines, and waterways when it’s windy or raining hard to prevent anything bad from happening. Thank you,” Sherry Rehman wrote in a tweet. Get in touch with more monsoon updates.