PDMA Issues Heavy Rainfall & Thunderstorm Alert in Sindh

The Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) Sindh has issued an alert for heavy rain and thunderstorm in the province.

According to PDMA Sindh, heavy rainfall with wind and thunderstorms is expected in Larkana, Sukkur, and Jacobabad districts between Wednesday and Saturday.

The authority has advised concerned districts to take measures for the safety of the people.


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The rain alert was based on a report of the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) that said that a westerly weather system is likely to enter western and upper parts of the country on Wednesday (night) and will persist till Saturday.

Under the influence of this weather system, rain, wind, thunderstorms, and hailstorms (in few places) are expected in Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan, Chitral, Dir, Swat, Shangla, Buner, Kohistan, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Kohat, Bannu, Peshawar, Kurram, Waziristan, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Murree, Attock, Chakwal from Wednesday (evening/night) to Sunday.


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Rain and thunderstorms are also expected in parts of Balochistan, including Quetta, Zhob, Ziarat, and Chaman between Sunday and Wednesday.

Moreover, precipitation with thunderstorms is also predicted in Dera Ghazi Khan, Multan, Bahawalnagar, Bahawalpur, Rahim Yar Khan, Sukkur, Larkana, and Dera Ismail Khan during the same period.

The weather department advised farmers to take precautionary measures during the forecast period.