|Widespread rain likely in next 24 hours|
08 September 2012
ISLAMABAD: The Met Office on Friday forecast widespread rain/thundershower with scattered heavy falls in Southern Punjab, Upper Sindh, Northeast Balochistan, Lower Khyber-Pakhtoonkhwa in the next 24 hours.
It also predicted scattered rain/thundershower with isolated heavy falls in Lower Sindh, Upper KP, Upper Punjab, Quetta, Kalat, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.
According to a report issued by Met Office here, widespread Rain/thundershower with scattered heavy falls expected in southern Punjab (D.G Khan, Bahawalpur, Multan divisions), upper Sindh (Sukkar and Larkana divisions,) northeast Balochistan (Zhob, Sibbi and Nasirabad divisions), lower KP (Bannu, Kohat, D.I Khan divisions), while scattered Rain/TS with isolated heavy falls are likely in Lower Sindh, upper KP, upper Punjab, Quetta, Kalat, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.
While issuing severe weather warning, it informed that heavy rain would cause urban/flash floods in D.G. Khan, Bhawalpur, Multan, D.I. Khan, Kohat, Bannu, Sukkar, Larkana, Zhob, Sibbi and Nasirabad divisions on Saturday/Sunday.
Chief amount of rainfall during last 24 hrs in mm: Daddu 82, Karachi 49, Muzaffarabad 36, Garidupatta 30, Mithi 29, Ziarat 25, Chirat 23, Thatta 20, D.G Khan 19, Sibbi 18, Jacobabad 17, Balakot 14, Parachinar 13, Padidan 11, Benazirabad and Murree 10 mm.
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