LAHORE: Metropolis witnessed a cloudy however scorching day right here Wednesday whereas Met workplace predicted scattered rain with thunderstorm in numerous cities in the course of the subsequent 24 hours.
Met officers whereas giving regional outlook stated giant uncertainties prevail within the evolution of El Nino-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) and Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD); nevertheless, a lot of the fashions are in consensus of impartial part of phenomena in the course of the season. Consequent upon prevailing ocean and atmospheric circumstances, summer time monsoon rainfall is predicted to be regular within the first half and under regular within the second half of the season, in Pakistan.
They stated based mostly on statistical and dynamical downscaling of worldwide circulation fashions, space weighted rainfall throughout monsoon season over Pakistan is predicted to fall in need of lengthy-time period common. Nevertheless, rainfall will probably be extremely variable over temporal and spatial scale.
They added that in July, monsoon rainfall might vary in regular limits however lower than regular rainfall is probably going in August and September. Met officers added that much less frequent rains in southern half of the nation might set off drought like circumstances whereas there’s a excessive chance of localised rain spell which can generate flash flooding in mountainous and sub-mountainous areas.
Met officers maintained that because of erratic behaviour of monsoon, excessive precipitation occasions might happen at remoted locations within the nation, which may outcome into floods whereas localised occasions of rainfall coupled with speedy melting within the glaciated areas of Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral might set off glacial lake outburst flood.
In the meantime, Met officers stated continental air is prevailing over most elements of the nation. Nevertheless, a shallow westerly wave continues to be affecting Kashmir and its adjoining areas. They predicted that primarily scorching and dry climate is predicted in most elements of the nation, whereas very popular climate is predicted in plain areas of KP, Higher Sindh and Punjab. They added that nevertheless, mud-thunderstorm/rain is predicted at few locations in Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Faisalabad, DG Khan, Multan, DI Khan, Hazara divisions, Islamabad, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.
Rainfall was recorded at Garhi Dupatta, Rawalakot and DG Khan. Wednesday’s most temperature was recorded at Sibbi the place mercury reached forty eight°C whereas in Lahore, it was forty two°C, minimal was 26.eight°C and humidity was 19 %.
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