According to chief meteorologist Sardar Sarfaraz, the new system will bring heavy rain to 80% of the nation.
KARACHI: The Pakistan Meteorological Department on Wednesday predicted another period of heavy rain in the port city from July 24 to 26 after torrential rains wreaked havoc in Balochistan and Sindh, including Karachi, and left dozens of people dead over the course of the previous two weeks.
The country will experience the third monsoon system today, according to chief meteorologist Sardar Sarfaraz. From July 23 to July 26, Sindh may be impacted by the strong system, and Karachi may experience heavy rainfall from July 24 to July 26.
According to the chief meteorologist, the monsoon system is being strengthened by moist winds from the Bay of Bengal, and moisture from the Arabian Sea will continue to support it.
Until August 15, the Met Department has predicted that the first monsoon phase will bring heavy rains.
The PMD warned that from July 20 to July 23, heavy rains could cause urban flooding in Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Peshawar, Nowshera, Mardan, Faisalabad, Lahore, and Gujranwala.
During the forecast period, rainfall may cause landslides in Kashmir, Galiyat, Murree, Chillas, Diamir, Gilgit, Hunza, Astore, and Skardu, it added.
According to the PMD, “monsoon currents are penetrating in upper and central parts of the country and are expected to strengthen over the next 24 hours.”
Monsoon would remain active during the week
Strong monsoon currents are likely to penetrate in upper and central parts of the country from 20th July (Wednesday) and likely to spread to the other parts of the country from 21st July (Thursday)#Monsoon2022 #WeatherWarning #rain pic.twitter.com/3qiOhEsDks
— Pak Met Department محکمہ موسمیات (@pmdgov) July 19, 2022
In addition, the Met Office predicted rain or thundershowers for today in Gilgit Baltistan, upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Islamabad, Kashmir, and eastern Baluchistan.