Thunderstorm Predicted for Islamabad and Kashmir on September 4

Thunderstorm Predicted for Islamabad and Kashmir on September 4

The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has issued a weather forecast warning of potential thunderstorm at isolated locations in Islamabad and Kashmir on Sunday, September 4, 2023.

According to the daily weather report released by the Met office, most plain areas of the country will experience hot and humid weather on September 4, 2023. However, the forecast anticipates rain and thunderstorm at isolated locations in upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the Pothohar region, Islamabad, Kashmir, and Gilgit-Baltistan.

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

For Sunday, September 3, 2023, the weather forecast indicates predominantly hot and humid conditions across most regions of the country. Despite this, isolated rain and thunderstorm are expected in upper and lower Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit Baltistan, Kashmir, and neighboring areas.

In the last 24 hours, hot and humid weather has dominated most parts of Pakistan, with some areas experiencing rainfall. Notable precipitation levels reported include:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa:

• Saidu Sharif: 12mm

• Cherat: 08mm

• Kakul: 08mm

• Malam Jabba: 04mm

• Pattan: 04mm

• Dir (Lower): 03mm, (Upper): 01mm

• Balakot: 02mm

Kashmir:

• Muzaffarabad (City): 18mm, (Airport): 11mm

Balochistan:

• Khuzdar: 10mm

Gilgit-Baltistan:

• Astore: 09mm

• Gilgit: 02mm

• Bunji: 02mm

• Skardu: 01mm

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

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 thunderstorm activity. It is recommended to follow local authorities’ guidelines and stay informed about any further updates from the Pakistan Meteorological Department. Stay safe and prepared for changing weather conditions.