Two-day intermittent rains spell likely


A two-day intermittent rain spell is likely to grip northern Punjab including Gujranwala, Sargodha, Mianwali, Rawalpindi and Islamabad from Monday.

Talking to APP spokesman Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) Dr Khalid Malik on Sunday said the light rain spell would continue till Tuesday night which would turn the weather pleasant.

He said the rain would also reduce the persistence of pollen count in the capital.

The Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) Sunday issued rain and thunderstorm alerts across the province for next 3-day and advised farmers to adopt precautionary measures.

A letter issued here by PDMA to all Deputy Commissioners of the province, it said that as per the Met Office prediction the westerly wave would enter the country on Sunday night and would persist till Wednesday.

It said that during the period rain and thunderstorm are expected in Chitral, Dir, Swat, Shangla, Bannu, Kohistan, Mansehra.—APP

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