ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Sunday expressed that every one of the urban areas the nation over would confront the danger of urban flooding while some of them may have streak surges because of expected 20 percent more rains in the storm season that would begin on June 27 (Monday).
Conversing with The News, PMD Director General Dr Ghulam Rasul said the underlying downpours would not bring about any flooding in light of the fact that the dry soil would ingest the water however after that the downpours may play devastation in different urban areas. “The storm season will begin on June 27 and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), Balochistan, Sindh, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and upper parts of Punjab including Rawalpindi and Sargodha are liable to get light rains on Monday and Tuesday,” he said.
He said the rainstorm downpours were liable to begin from the upper parts of the nation that would spread towards focal and southern locales amid this week. “Amid the main spell of rainstorm, across the board downpours with separated overwhelming thundershowers and solid breezy winds are normal in Islamabad, Punjab, KP, Fata and AJK. Scattered rains and tidy thundershowers are additionally expected in Sindh and Balochistan amid the coming week,” he said. He said a few zones were prone to have streak surges in the rainstorm season, for example, Koh-e-Sulaiman, AJK and uneven regions of the Rawalpindi Division.
Dr Ghulam Rasul said the involved Kashmir would get overwhelming downpours because of which the stream of water in the waterways heading towards Pakistan would increment impressively and may bring about flooding in the catchment zones.
The PMD executive general said they had educated the central secretary of Balochistan and chief general of PDMA about expected overwhelming downpours in Balochistan furthermore exhorted them to empty the general population from the zones falling in the water courses.