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Fresh spell of nation-wide heavy rains starting tomorrow

Fresh spell of nation-wide heavy rains starting tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: A fresh spell of nationwide moderate to heavy rains is starting from tomorrow (April 15).

According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), new spell of rains would last till next Thursday. In other words, rains will stop just a couple of days ahead of the Eidul-Fitr.

Commuters cross a flooded street during heavy monsoon rains in Karachi

The officials of the Pakistan Meteorological Department have urged farmers to take measures to protect their standing crops during the next spell of rains.

Dusty thunderstorms and heavy rains can surface in Neelum valley, Muzaffarabad, Poonch, Hattian, Bagh, Haveli, Sudhanoti, Kotli, Bhimber, Mirpur, Diamir, Astore, Ghizer, Skardu, Hunza, Gilgit, Ghanche and Shigar from April 15 till April 20. Chitral, Dir, Swat, Mansehra, Buner, Kohistan, Shangla, Haripur, Abbottabad, Peshawar, Charsadda, Nowshera, Swabi, Mardan, Bajaur, Murree, Galliyat, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Attock, Chakwal and Jhelum are also expected to record rains.

The rains with isolated hailstorm is likely to enter between April 17 to April 18 in Kurram, Waziristan, Kohat, Karak, Bannu, Dera Ismail Khan, Quetta, Zhob, Barkhan, Qila Saifullah, Qillah Abdullah, Chaman, Pishin, Ziarat, Sibbi, Naseerabad, Khuzdar, Kalat and Makran.

Light rain with dust-thunderstorms is also expected in Sukkur, Larkana, Jacobabad, Multan, D G Khan, Rajanpur, Bahawalpur, Rahim yar Khan, Bahawalnagar, Layyah, Bhakkar, Khushab, Mianwali, Sargodha, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Hafizabad, Mandi Bahauddin, Sialkot, Narowal, Lahore, Sahiwal, Okara, Faisalabad, Toba Tek Singh, Jhang, Kasur, Sheikhupura and Nankana Sahib on April 17 and April 17.

Javed Mahmood
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