The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has projected substantial rainfall beginning next week, putting an end to the country’s terrible weather.
According to the latest PMD forecast, a new weather system will arrive in the country on Sunday, bringing heavy rain from the 16th to the 18th of May.
Heavy rain and thunderstorms are expected in Islamabad, upper and central Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit Baltistan, and Azad Jammu Kashmir.
Following the rain, the PMD predicts that temperatures in these areas will decrease dramatically.
In addition, the PMD has directed that the respective Disaster Management Authorities stay on high alert in order to prevent loss of life and property during the rainy season.
In other news, the PMD has announced that a severe heatwave will reach Sindh today. The heat wave will extend through May 17th, with daytime temperatures in most regions exceeding usual.
Daytime temperatures in high Sindh will continue between 46°C and 48°C, in central Sindh districts between 43°C and 45°C, and in lower Sindh districts between 38°C and 40°C.