Met office predicts monsoon onset in coming week


LAHORE, June 24 (TNS): Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has predicted the onset of monsoon in Pakistan during the coming week.

According to a press release, monsoon which is presently giving rains over central parts of India is heading towards Pakistan. Rain and thundershowers with isolated heavy falls and strong gusty winds at a number of places in Punjab, Islamabad, KP, FATA, Gilgit Baltistan andKashmir have been expected during Monday to Friday.

There is also a forecast of rain and thundershowers with strong gusty winds at scattered places in Lower Sindh and Eastern Balochistanduring Wednesday to Saturday.

Spokesman of Met office further informed that rain/thundershowers are also expected at scattered places in Islamabad, Upper Punjab, Upper KP, & Kashmir during Eid holidays from Monday to Wednesday.