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Heavy rainfall expected across Pakistan till April 29

News Agencies | Updated on: 19 April 2024, 10:42 IST
Heavy rainfall expected across Pakistan till April 29

Islamabad: As severe rainstorms continue to lash Pakistan, especially in parts of Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) on Thursday directed the Provincial Disaster Management Authorities (PDMAs), District Disaster Management Authorities (DDMAs), and other relevant departments to be prepared for continued heavy rainfall and thunderstorms till April 29 across the country, Geo news reported.

After reviewing the weather forecast, the NDMA has instructed relevant departments to maintain a state of vigilance and readiness to address any potential emergent circumstances.

Citizens have been advised to take precautionary measures, such as staying away from electric poles and weak infrastructure and refraining from driving or walking in waterways.

The National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) and various weather models have forecasted a succession of moderate to intense weather systems in Pakistan spanning from April 17 to 29, as per Geo News.

These anticipated weather patterns are expected to usher in heavy rainfall, thunderstorms, and hailstorms, posing notable risks across multiple regions of the country.


First published: 19 April 2024, 10:42 IST