Heavy monsoon showers forecast in July

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By Staff Reporter

KARACHI: Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has predicted that the current monsoon season will bring upto 200mm rainfall in country’s northern and central areas this month. The PMD has forecast more monsoon showers for Karachi where two-day rain wreaked havoc on city’s civic infrastructure late last month. Met Office said northwestern upper parts and central areas, including Islamabad, are likely to receive upto 200mm rain from 6 to 19 July. Seasonal low lies over northeast Balochistan. Weak monsoon currents are penetrating in north eastern parts of the country and Kashmir. A shallow westerly wave is still affecting upper parts of the country and likely to persist over Kashmir and its adjoining areas during next 48 hours. Mainly hot and humid weather is expected in most parts of the country during day time. However, very humid weather is expected in plain areas of Punjab, upper Sindh & Peshawar valley. Rain-dust-thundershowers with gusty winds is expected at isolated places in Rawalpindi, Lahore, Gujranwala, Multan, D.G khan, Bahawalpur, Malakand, Hazara.

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