Thundershowers Expected in Islamabad on July 2, 2024

Thundershowers Expected in Islamabad on July 2, 2024

Islamabad, July 1, 2024 – The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has forecasted thundershowers in Islamabad on Tuesday, July 2, 2024. The PMD, in its detailed weather forecast, stated that rain, windstorms, and thundershowers are anticipated at isolated places across Kashmir, upper Punjab, the Potohar region, Islamabad, and upper and lower Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. The rest of the country is expected to experience hot and humid weather.

The PMD highlighted that moist currents from the Arabian Sea are currently penetrating the upper parts of the country and are likely to strengthen from Tuesday. Additionally, a shallow westerly wave is expected to approach the upper regions, contributing to the likelihood of thundershowers.

For Monday, July 1, 2024, the weather is predominantly hot and humid across most of Pakistan. However, rain, windstorms, and thundershowers are expected at isolated locations in Kashmir, northeast/east Punjab, the Potohar region, upper Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, lower Sindh, and northeast/lower Balochistan.

In the past 24 hours, several areas experienced rain, windstorms, and thundershowers, including northeast Punjab, the Potohar region, upper Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir, east Balochistan, and south Sindh. Other regions continued to experience hot and humid conditions.

The PMD provided detailed rainfall data for various regions, which included significant precipitation in Punjab, particularly in Lahore, where Lakshmi Chowk recorded 105 mm of rainfall, followed by Qurtaba Chowk with 102 mm. Other notable rainfall recordings in Punjab included Head Office Wasa (73 mm), Pani Wala Talab (72 mm), Gulshan-e-Ravi (61 mm), and Mughalpura (52 mm). Mangla received 57 mm of rain, Gujranwala 43 mm, and Sialkot Airport 40 mm.

In Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Kakul recorded 41 mm of rainfall. Kashmir saw rainfall in areas like Kotli (17 mm), Muzaffarabad City (6 mm), and Rawalakot (6 mm). Balochistan’s Lasbella received 4 mm of rain, while Sindh’s Badin recorded 1 mm.

The highest maximum temperatures recorded yesterday were 47°C in Sibbi and Nokkundi, 46°C in Jacobabad and Dalbandin, and 45°C in Dadu and Bhakkar.

Residents in the affected regions are advised to take necessary precautions and stay updated with the latest weather forecasts. The PMD’s forecasts play a crucial role in helping citizens prepare for and respond to adverse weather conditions, ensuring safety and minimizing disruption.