PR No. 183 MONSOON ONSET IN COMING WEEK WIDESPREAD RAINS PREDICTED BY FIRST SPELL OF MONSOON Islamabad: June 24, 2016
Meteorological Office predicted that onset of monsoon is very likely in Pakistan during coming week, most probably on Monday / Tuesday over upper parts of the country. Monsoon rains are likely to start from upper parts of the country that will spread towards central and southern parts of the country during the week.
During first spell of monsoon, widespread rains with isolated heavy thundershowers accompanied by strong gusty winds are expected in Islamabad, Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhawa, FATA and Kashmir. While scattered rains / dust-thundershowers are also expected in Sindh and Balochistan during the coming week.
All concerned authorities are advised to remain ALERT during the coming week because there is high probability of isolated heavy downpours which may generate flash flooding in hilly terrain and urban flooding in big cities.