Flash floods and urban flooding expected in various regions of Pakistan due to heavy rains

In Local
July 07, 2024

Heavy rains are expected to continue in Punjab, Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), Gilgit-Baltistan, and the north-eastern region of Balochistan, according to Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD).

Experts warn that tonight and tomorrow, torrential rains could cause flash floods in AJK, northeastern Balochistan, and the hilly streams of Dera Ghazi Khan.

Urban flooding is anticipated in the Pothohar region, Lahore, Sialkot, Gujranwala, Narowal, and Faisalabad.

Severe rainfall poses a risk of landslides in Murree, Galyat, Kashmir, and Gilgit-Baltistan, potentially disrupting traffic.

Windstorms and thunderstorms are expected in Rawalpindi, Jhelum, Chakwal, Attock, Gujrat, Gujranwala, Narowal, Sialkot, Lahore, Layyah, Bhakkar, Taunsa, Rajanpur, Dera Ghazi Khan, Multan, Sahiwal, Okara, Khanewal, Bahawalnagar, and Bahawalpur.

In most districts of Balochistan, the weather will remain hot and humid. However, rain with strong winds and thunderstorms is expected in Zhob, Barkhan, Kohlu, Sherani, Musakhel, Loralai, Khuzdar, Awaran, Lasbela, and surrounding areas, with heavy rain likely in some places.

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