Southern Punjab May Receive Thundershower on September 26

Southern Punjab May Receive Thundershower on September 26

The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has predicted the possibility of thundershower in southern Punjab on Tuesday, September 26, 2023. According to the PMD’s daily weather update, while most parts of the country will experience dry weather, rain, wind, and thundershower are expected in south Punjab and Gilgit-Baltistan during the evening and night.

For today, September 25, 2023, the PMD forecasted predominantly dry weather across most regions of the country. However, southern Punjab, upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan, and Kashmir are anticipated to experience rain, wind, and thundershower.

Synoptic Situation

The PMD highlighted that a shallow westerly wave is currently influencing the northern parts of Pakistan, which is contributing to the forecasted weather patterns.

Recent Weather Conditions

In the past 24 hours, various regions, including Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan, and Kashmir, experienced rain, wind, and thundershower. Conversely, the rest of the country remained hot and dry. Here are some notable rainfall measurements in millimeters from the past day:

Punjab:

• Murree, Okara: 45 mm

• Rawalpindi: Kacheri (31), Chaklala (21), Shamsabad (13)

• Faisalabad: 28 mm

• Attock: 26 mm

• Noorpur Thal: 16 mm

• Sargodha: 12 mm

• Mangala: 11 mm

• Joharabad: 09 mm

• Islamabad: Bokra (23), Airport, Zero Point (09), Saidpur (07), Golra (05)

• Chakwal: 04 mm

• Hafizabad: 02 mm

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa:

• Balakot: 40 mm

• Peshawar: Airport, City (18)

• Kakul: 18 mm

• Bacha Khan Airport: 18 mm

• Malam Jabba: 15 mm

• Dir: Lower (06), Upper (02)

• Saidu Sharif: 06 mm

• Patan: 05 mm

• Dera Ismail Khan: 01 mm

• Charat: 01 mm

Kashmir:

• Garhi Duptta: 28 mm

• Kotli: 15 mm

• Muzaffarabad: Airport, City (11)

• Rawalakot: 03 mm

Gilgit-Baltistan:

• Gupis, Skardu, Bunji: 04 mm

• Bagrote, Hunza, Astore, Babusar: 02 mm

Temperature Report

The highest maximum temperatures recorded were:

• Sibbi: 41°C

• Lasbella, Shaheed Benazirabad, Pasni: 40°C

As Pakistan transitions from the summer season, these weather patterns reflect the dynamic climatic conditions affecting the region. Residents in the affected areas are advised to stay updated with PMD’s forecasts and take necessary precautions.