KARACHI: The first period of pre-monsoon rains is expected to start today (Tuesday) in Karachi and last until June 22, according to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD).
Rain and thunderstorms are likely to hit the port city this evening, according to the Met Office.
Rain is also expected in Hyderabad, Jamshoro, Sukkur, Larkana, Kashmor, Shikarpoor, Jacobabad, Nawabshah, and other parts of Sindh over the next two days, according to the Met Department.
Parts of Lahore saw heavy rain late Monday night, and pre-monsoon rain was also seen in Kasur, Chunian, Shiekhupora, Multan, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, and Islamabad.
In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan, Kashmir, and north-east Balochistan, there are also substantial chances of rain with thunderstorms and strong winds, according to the PMD.
However, the weather service has issued a warning to travellers and tourists in KPK, Galiyat, Kashmir, and Gilgit-Baltistan, encouraging them to remain vigilant and avoid needless travel.