Islamabad August 20 2022: Met Office informed that a low pressure (LPA) over upper Sindh is likely to weaken during next 12 hours. Another low pressure (LPA) area is likely to approach Sindh from 23rd August. Due to this weather system monsoon currents are penetrating in upper and southern parts of the country. Under the influence of this weather system:
Rain-wind/thundershower (with isolated heavy falls) is expected in northeastern parts of Balochistan from 19th to 22nd August while, in Sindh on 19th/20th August with occasional gaps.
Rain-wind/thundershowers (with isolated heavy falls) are expected at scattered places in Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa, Punjab, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan from 20th to 23rd August with occasional gaps.
More rain-wind/thundershower (with few heavy falls) is expected in Sindh, south Punjab, south and northeastern Balochistan on 23rd & 24th August.
Heavy Rains may generate urban flooding in Sukkur, Dadu, Larkana, Jaccobabad and Shaheed Benazirabad on 19th / 20th August.
Heavy Rains may generate urban flooding in Karachi, Hyderabad, Thatta, Badin, Mirpurkhas, Shaheed Benazirabad, Dadu and Sukkur on 23rd & 24th August.
Flash flooding is expected in Qilla Saifullah, Loralai, Barkhan, Kohlu, Mosa Khel, Sherani, Sibbi, Bolan, Kalat, Khuzdar, Lasbella and hill torrents of Dera Ghazi Khan on 19th/20th and from 22nd to 24th August.
Heavy Rains may generate urban flooding in Rawalpindi/Islamabad, Bahawalpur, Multan, Faislabad, Lahore, Gujranwala, Peshawar, Nowshera and Mardan on 21st & 22nd August.
Flash flooding is expected in local Nullahs of Islamabad/Rawalpindi, Abbottabad, Mansehra, Dir, Karak, Lakki Marwat, Bannu and Kashmir on 21st & 22nd August.
Rainfall may trigger landslides in Kashmir, hilly areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Galiyat, Murree, Chillas, Diamir, Gilgit, Hunza, Astore, Ghizer and Skardu during the forecast period.
Travelers and tourists are advised to remain cautious during the forecast period.
Riverine flooding in Indus and its tributaries may occur during the forecast period.