Islamabad. May 16 (APP): As westerly winds enter the upper and central regions of the country, there is a possibility of rain with thunderstorms during the next 02 days. The National Disaster Management Authority has warned all stakeholders about possible In view of the weather situation, instructions have been issued regarding taking timely measures for the awareness of the people including caution and preparation.
According to the Meteorological Department, the westerly winds entering the country will remain in the upper and central regions till May 18, due to which Kashmir (Wadi Neelam, Muzaffarabad, Poonch, Hattian, Bagh, Haveli, Sidhnuti, Kotli, Bhimbar, Mirpur), Gilgit-Baltistan (Diamir, Astoor, Ghazar, Skardu, Hunza, Gilgit, Ghanche, Shagar), Chitral, Dir, Swat, Kohistan, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Peshawar, Charsadda, Nowshera, Swabi, Mardan, Bajaur , Karam, Waziristan, Kohat, Bannu, Tank, Kirk, Dera Ismail Khan, Islamabad, Murree, Guliyat, Rawalpindi, Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum, Sargodha, Mianwali, Khushab, Bhakkar, Faisalabad, Jhang, Toba Tek Singh, Sheikhupura. , Nankana, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Kasur, Okara and Lahore there is a possibility of rain with thunder and thunder and hail at some places. Balochistan (Quetta, Zhob, Barkhan) during 16 (evening/night) and 17 May. , Qila Saifullah, Qila Abdullah, Chaman, Pashin, Nushki, Nasirabad, Sibi), South Punjab (Leh, Kot Addu, Multan,
Dera Ghazi Khan, Rajanpur, Bahawalnagar, Khanewal, Pakpattan, Sahiwal) and Upper Sindh (Sukhar, Jacobabad, Larkana) are likely to experience thunderstorms with thundershowers. Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Kashmir on May 17 and 18. There is a risk of damage to standing crops and weak structures due to wind/storm. Farmers should plan their affairs keeping in mind the weather forecast. Tourists are advised to be careful during rain. Public has been advised to stay in safe places during wind/surge/thunderstorm. The Meteorological Department has directed all concerned agencies to remain on "alert" during this time. Meanwhile, the National Disaster Management Authority has issued a weather advisory based on the forecast of the Meteorological Department, in which all relevant stakeholders have been instructed to take proactive measures in view of the possible situation. Besides, the preparation and awareness of the concerned populations should be ensured at all levels.
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