Thundershowers Predicted for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit-Baltistan on September 5

Thundershowers Predicted for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit-Baltistan on September 5

Islamabad, September 4, 2023 – The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has released a weather forecast indicating the likelihood of thundershowers at isolated locations in upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) and Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) on Tuesday, September 5, 2023.

According to the PMD’s weather advisory, most plain areas of the country can expect hot and humid weather. However, specific regions, including upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir, and Gilgit-Baltistan, are anticipated to experience rain, wind, and thundershowers at isolated spots.

The current synoptic situation, as outlined by the PMD, suggests that continental air is prevailing over the majority of the country, accompanied by a shallow westerly wave present over the upper parts of Pakistan.

For Monday, September 4, 2023, the PMD forecasts predominantly hot and humid conditions across most regions. Nevertheless, rain, wind, and thundershowers are expected at isolated places in upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the Potohar region, Islamabad, Kashmir, and Gilgit-Baltistan during the evening and night.

Weather Recap Over the Last 24 Hours:

The past 24 hours witnessed hot and humid weather across most parts of the country. However, certain areas experienced rainfall, providing relief from the prevailing heat. The recorded rainfall measurements, in millimeters (mm), for specific regions are as follows:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa:

• Malam Jabba 04mm


• Skardu 04mm

• Hunza 01mm

• Bagrote 01mm

• Astore 01mm

Additionally, the highest recorded maximum temperatures for the day were in Dalbandin at 44°C and Nokkundi at 43°C.

Advisories and Precautions:

Residents and travelers in the affected regions are advised to stay updated on weather alerts and take necessary precautions to ensure their safety during the expected thundershowers. As weather conditions can change rapidly, individuals are encouraged to stay connected to local meteorological updates for the latest information on weather patterns in their respective areas.

The PMD’s proactive weather advisories serve as a crucial tool for individuals and authorities to stay informed and prepared for potential changes in meteorological conditions.