- “We have to brace for the following spherical of rain torrents beginning tomorrow,” local weather change minister says.
- Sherry Rehman directs all provincial and district administrations to take preventive measures.
- Met Workplace says monsoon exercise is more likely to proceed in coming days; extra rains are anticipated from August 10-13.
ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Local weather Change Sherry Rehman Friday warned the nation that the federal cupboard has declared a “monsoon emergency” in Pakistan.
“We have to brace for the following spherical of rain torrents beginning tomorrow,” the federal minister wrote on Twitter.
Rehman directed all provincial and district administrations, Nationwide Catastrophe Administration Authority (NDMA), and Provincial Catastrophe Administration Authority (PDMA) to behave now to take as many preventive measures as doable.
Earlier, in its climate advisory, the Pakistan Meteorological Division (PMD) had mentioned that monsoon exercise is more likely to proceed within the coming days whereas extra rains are anticipated from August 10-13.
Met Workplace knowledgeable that monsoon currents are constantly penetrating the nation and are more likely to grow to be stronger from August 10 (Wednesday).
Below the affect of this climate system, rain-wind/thundershower (with remoted heavy falls) are anticipated from August 6 to August 9 (with occasional gaps) in:
- Northeast Punjab
- Higher Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
- Japanese Balochistan
- Southeastern Sindh
In the meantime, rain-wind/thundershower (with scattered heavy falls) are anticipated in Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan, Islamabad, Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh and elements of Balochistan from August 10 to 13 with occasional gaps.