Pre-monsoon rains start in most parts of country


ISLAMABAD, June 19 (APP): Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) here on Monday informed that pre-monsoon currents are likely to penetrate in Pakistan from Monday that will produce rains in upper and central parts of the country during the week.
According to Met office, rain/dust-thundershower with gusty winds is expected at scattered places of Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Hazara, Peshawar, Mardan, Kohat, Bannu, D I Khan divisions and Islamabad from Monday to Friday. Isolated heavy rains are also expected in Rawalpindi, Gujranwala and Lahore divisions on Wednesday/Thursday.
Rain-thunderstorm with gusty winds is expected at scattered places of Malakand division, FATA, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir from Monday (evening) to Saturday while rain-thunderstorm with gusty winds is expected at isolated places of Zhob, Sibbi, D.G.Khan, Multan, Bahawalpur and Sahiwal divisions during Tuesday (evening) to Thursday.

VNS Islamabad