Islamabad: Heavy rain with dust-thunderstorm is expected in upper and central parts of the country from Monday.
According to Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), a strong westerly weather system has entered in the country, likely to persist till Wednesday. Under the influence of this weather system, rain-wind/thunderstorm is expected in Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan, Chitral, Dir, Swat, Shangla, Buner, Kohistan, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Kohat, Bannu, Peshawar, Kurram, Waziristan, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Murree, Attock, Chakwal to Wednesday.
Meanwhile, in Jhelum Sargodha, Bhakkar, Khushab, Mianwali, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Hafizabad, Mandi Bahauddin, Narowal, Sialkot, Lahore, Kasur, Faisalabad and Jhang rain-wind/thunderstorm and hailstorm at few places is expected on Tuesday and Wednesday. Moreover, rain- wind/thunderstorm is also expected in Quetta, Zhob, Ziarat and Chaman in Balochistan from Sunday night to Tuesday, according to the forecast.
Furthermore, dust-thunderstorm/ rain is expected in Dera Ghazi Khan, Multan, Bahawalnagar, Bahawalpur, Rahim Yar Khan, Sukkur, Larkana and D.I. Khan during the period.