PMD Forecasts Drizzle for Sindh Coastal Areas on June 29, 2024

PMD Forecasts Drizzle for Sindh Coastal Areas on June 29, 2024

Islamabad, June 28, 2024 – The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has issued a weather advisory predicting drizzle and light rain for coastal areas of Sindh on Saturday, June 29, 2024. This announcement comes amidst prevailing hot and humid conditions across most parts of the country.

According to the PMD’s forecast for June 29, 2024, significant weather patterns are expected in various regions. While the majority of Pakistan will experience hot and humid weather, isolated areas are likely to witness rain, windstorms, and thundershowers.

These areas include Kashmir, northeast Punjab, the Pothohar region, Islamabad, upper Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, southeast Sindh, as well as northeast and south Balochistan. Additionally, light rain and drizzle may occur sporadically in the coastal areas of Sindh, the PMD stated.

The synoptic situation described by the PMD involves a low-pressure system over the northern Arabian Sea and adjoining regions of southeast Sindh, anticipated to persist over the next 24 to 30 hours. Weak Monsoon currents are penetrating the upper and central parts of Pakistan, while an influence from a westerly wave is noticeable in the northern regions, the PMD added.

Reflecting on the weather over the past 24 hours leading up to June 28, 2024, the PMD reported scattered rain, windstorms, and thunderstorms in isolated areas. These conditions affected the Pothohar region, Islamabad, upper Punjab, upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir, lower Sindh including Karachi, and northeast and south Balochistan. In contrast, other parts of the country experienced predominantly hot and humid weather.

Recent rainfall measurements from various locations include Joharabad in Punjab recording 55 mm, Chakwal with 25 mm, and Noorpur Thal with 19 mm. In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, significant rainfall was reported in Malamjabba (40 mm) and Balakot (38 mm). Kotli in Kashmir recorded 32 mm, while Sibbi and Lasbella in Balochistan received 5 mm and 3 mm respectively. In Sindh, notable rainfall figures include Sakrand (12 mm), Mirpurkhas (5 mm), and multiple locations in Karachi such as Masroor Base (4 mm), DHA Phase II (3 mm), and Orangi Town (2 mm).

The PMD also noted the highest maximum temperatures recorded on June 28, 2024, with Nokkundi reaching 46°C, followed by Sibbi and Turbat at 44°C, and Jacobabad at 43°C.

As the weather continues to evolve, residents and authorities are advised to stay updated with further forecasts and take necessary precautions, especially in areas prone to rain and potential thunderstorms.