Heatwave likely to subside in most parts of country from today: PMD

May 19, 2022

PMD says new system will affect upper parts of country which may trigger rain-dust-thunderstorm

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Heatwave in Pakistan — Reuters

Pakistan Meteorological Department Thursday informed that a westerly wave is likely to enter upper parts of the country on May 19 (Thursday night) and is likely to persist till May 24 (Tuesday), due to which "rain-dust-thunderstorm" is expected.

According to Met department, the new system is going to affect Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Chitral, Dir, Swat, Mansehra, Kohistan, Abbottabad, Haripur, Peshawar, Swabi, Nowshera, Kurram, Kohat, Waziristan, Bannu, Mianwali, Sargodha, Khushab, Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum , Hafizabad, M. B Din, Sialkot, Narowal, Lahore, Sheikhupura, Faisalabad, Jhang, T.T Singh, Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan (Astore, Ghizer, Gilgit, Diamir, Hunza and Skardu) particularly during afternoon and evening /nights.

The temperatures are likely to subside during the forecast period in most parts of the country, said the Met office in a notification.

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