Sunday, August 14, 2022

Monsoon system in Sindh and Balochistan weakened in intensity: PMD


KARACHI: Met office in an update over weather said that the current monsoon system in Sindh and Balochistan has weakened in its intensity, as its core has shifted to south, southwest of Karachi in Arabian Sea.

However, it may give rain, wind and thundershower at scattered places in Sindh including Karachi, Tharparkar, Umarkot, Thatta, Badin, Sanghar, Mirpurkhas, Hyderabad, Jamshoro and Dadu with few heavy falls, from this evening or night to Wednesday, according to the weather report.

The monsoon system will also bring rainfall in Balochistan’s Khuzdar, Lasbella, Awaran, Kharan and Panjgur from today.

Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) had earlier said that a monsoon system persists over the Arabian Sea, eastern Sindh and adjoining Rajasthan, will likely to bring wind or thunderstorm with rainfall this evening or night.

The weather system is expected to become stronger in coming days and will prevail till 5th July, according to Met Office.

The PMD has predicted another monsoon system to follow the prevailing weather system. This system has been currently present at the eastern India and the Bay of Bengal.

The new monsoon system would enter the region, 18 hours after the current weather system subside, according to the weather department.

Earlier, the Met Office said that the sea conditions may become rough to very rough from July 03 – 05 and advised fishermen to take extra care while venturing into the sea during the period.


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