Good news for Pakistanis! Rain and snow expected after dry spell

News Desk5 months ago
Good news for Pakistanis! Rain and snow expected after dry spell

Get ready for a change in weather! After a long period of dryness, the Met Office has announced that a westerly wave will bring much-needed precipitation to various parts of Pakistan starting January 27th. Here’s a breakdown of what to expect:

Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir: Moderate rainfall, with snowfall over the hills, is likely in these regions from January 27th night to January 31st. Areas like Diamir, Astore, Skardu, Hunza, and Neelum Valley can expect to see the most of it.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Similar rain and snowfall is on the cards for Chitral, Dir, Swat, Abbottabad, and other parts of the province. Occasional gaps will occur, but most areas will receive moisture for several days.

Also Read: PMD Forecasts Intense Rainfall Across Pakistan, Why is It Necessary?

Punjab and Islamabad: Rain will mostly hit Islamabad and the Pothohar region beginning January 27th. Murree and Galliyat are also in for some rain and possibly snow, with a few dry breaks in between. Other areas like Gujranwala and Lahore are likely to see rain at the end of the month. Cold, dry, and foggy mornings are expected elsewhere in Punjab.

Balochistan: Quetta, Zhob, and the Makran coast can expect light to moderate rain with some snowfall over the hills on January 28th and 29th.

Sindh: This province will continue to experience cold and dry weather with some fog in the upper regions.

Precautionary Advice

  • Snowfall could disrupt roads in Murree, Dir, Swat, and other hilly areas. Tourists are advised to exercise caution during this time.
  • Rain might benefit standing crops in Barani areas of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
  • All concerned authorities should be on alert and take necessary precautions for the forecasted weather.

So, gear up for a rainy and possibly snowy end to January! Remember to stay safe and enjoy the change in weather!

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