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  • Early rainfall delays wheat sowing

    ISLAMABAD: Weather patterns are witnessing an unusual trend this winter as the country has not only received a good spell of rain in November, but also the first snowfall of the season, after nearly two decades...

    However, early rainfall is a depressing sign for farmers as it will delay wheat sowing in rain-fed (barani) areas of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, besides damaging standing rice crops in Central Punjab...

  • Brief, heavy rainfall causes flooding in garrison city

    RAWALPINDI: Heavy rainfall in the early hours of Friday increased the water level in Leh Nullah and caused flooding at a hospital, the airport and low-lying areas...

    More rainfall expected in Islamabad, upper Punjab, says Met OfficeCommunications systems were disrupted and the Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) suspended the supply of electricity to several areas...

  • Heavy rainfall forecast for northern Pakistan

    Excess rainfall in the Kabul River catchment area may also cause flooding along connected riverbanks...

    He said that while there were collectively fewer rains over the July-September time period, there were at least 3-4 episodes of intense rainfall...

  • Rainfall in Thar may continue till Aug 10, says official

    He said a continuous low pressure system persisted in Rajasthan and other areas bordering Thar which suggested further rainfall here at least until August 10...

    Meanwhile, picnickers in large numbers continued to pour in to enjoy the pleasant weather conditions and revived natural beauty in Nagarparkar, part of the otherwise chronically drought-hit region...

  • Flood alerts issued for AJK, upper Punjab in anticipation of heavy rainfall

    Scattered rainfall is also expected in southern Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) and Gilgit Baltistan (GB) over the same time period...

    Punjab, KP, GB and the upper catchment areas of the Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi and Sutlej rivers are expected to receive heavy rainfall at isolated places between July 11 and 13, the NDMA alert said...

  • Heavy rainfall in capital confined to small area

    ISLAMABAD: Other than waterlogged roads and congested traffic, the unexpected downpour in the federal capital on Wednesday remained harmless, and no complaints were received by the fire brigade or any other authority related to the rainfall...

    A Met Office official said even though 72 millimetres of rainfall was received in Islamabad in a small span [of time] – around half an hour – it remained in the Blue Area to I-8 radius...

  • Below normal rainfall forecast in monsoon

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Meteorological Department on Friday forecast a weak monsoon in the country with some uncertainties, producing slightly less than normal rainfall from July to September...

    However, due to interaction of easterly and westerly systems, a few extreme rainfall events (exceeding 100mm in a day) may occur over Azad Kashmir, north-east Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa resulting in (river) floods...

  • Karachi sees first monsoon rainfall

    KARACHI: The metropolis received moderate rainfall on Tuesday evening with reports of lightning and light thunderstorm in some parts of the city...

    Residents could be seen enjoying the rain as the downpour turned the city’s weather pleasant...

  • Rainfall hampers Eid shopping

    Mr Atiq said the last Ashra (a period of 10 days) of Ramazan, which is crucial for both traders and buyers, started off slow as temperatures soared and heavy rainfall inundated streets and caused power outages in the metropolis...

    Traders, who have invested heavily, are now worried as customer arrivals depend on favourable weather conditions...

  • Heavy rainfall could cause landslides, flooding: NDMA

    ISLAMABAD: The Met Office and the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) have warned that heavy rainfall is expected and may, in northern parts of the country, trigger landslides or flash floods...

    The situation could remain serious until Thursday in the upper catchments of the Indus, Jhelum and Chenab rivers, while moderate to heavy rainfall is expected in the catchments of rivers Ravi and Sutlej...

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