Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has prophesied strong winds
and thunderstorms in most parts of the country during the current week. The
Met Office said that a westerly weather operation has entered the country on
Sunday night and will continue till Wednesday.
The westerly system may induce rain, wind, and thunderstorms in parts of Kashmir,
Gilgit-Baltistan, Chitral, Dir, Swat, Shangla, Buner, Kohistan, Mansehra, Abbottabad,
Haripur, Kohat, Bannu, Peshawar, Kurram, Waziristan, Islamabad, Rawalpindi,
Murree, Attock, Narowal, Sialkot, Lahore, Kasur, Faisalabad, and Jhang, on Tuesday
and Wednesday. Rain and thunderstorms are also expected in parts of Balochistan,
including Quetta, Zhob, Ziarat, and Chaman, between Sunday and Wednesday.
Moreover, rashness with thunderstorms is also foretold in Dera Ghazi Khan, Multan,
Bahawalnagar, Bahawalpur, Rahim Yar Khan, Sukkur, Larkana, and Dera Ismail Khan
during the same time. The weather department warned farmers to take careful
measures during the forecast period.