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Press Release

Dated13th August, 2022


Monsoon activity  likely to continue during the coming days


        Regional Met Office, Peshawar has informed that a depression has developed in Arabian Sea which is likely to move towards west along Makran coast. Due to this weather system monsoon currents are continuously penetrating in southern parts of the country.

      Rain-wind/thunderstorm (with few heavy falls) is expected in Chitral Dir (upper & lower), Swat, Malakand, Shangla, Buner, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Battagram, Kohistan, Torghar, Peshawar, Charsadda, Mardan, Swabi, Nowshera, Khyber, Orakzai, Mohmand , Bajaur, Kurram, Waziristan (north & south), Kohat, Hangu, Karak, Bannu, Lakki Marwat, Dera Ismail Khan and Tank districts from 14th to 16th August with occasional gaps.


Possible Impacts during the forecast period:


 Heavy rains may generate urban flooding in main cities while flash flooding in local Nullahs/main streams and hill torrents of the province.
 Catchment areas of rivers and main nullahs may receive heavy downpour causing water level to rise significantly.
 Heavy rain/shower may cause land sliding in the vulnerable hilly areas of the province.
 Travelers and tourists are advised to remain more cautious during the forecast period.

NOTE: All concerned authorities are advised to remain ALERT and take precautionary measures during the forecast period.

                                                                                                                                                                                                       

 

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Press Release

Dated05th August, 2022

 

Monsoon activity  likely to continue during the coming days


        Regional Met Office, Peshawar has informed that moisture laden monsoon winds are continuously penetrating and leading to increase the rainfall activity over the most parts of the province from 06th  August, 2022.

Under the influence of this weather system:

       Scattered to widespread rain-thunderstorm accompanied by strong gusty winds (with isolated  heavy falls) are likely in Chitral Dir (upper & lower), Swat, Malakand, Shangla, Buner, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Battagram, Kohistan, Torghar, Peshawar, Charsadda, Mardan, Swabi, Nowshera, Khyber, Orakzai, Mohmand , Bajaur, Kurram, Waziristan (north & south), Kohat, Hangu, Karak, Bannu, Lakki Marwat, Dera Ismail Khan and Tank Districts from 06th to 09th August, 2022 with occasional gaps.

widespread to fairly widespread rain-thunderstorm accompanied by strong gusty winds (with scattered heavy falls) are very likely in Chitral Dir (upper & lower), Swat, Malakand, Shangla, Buner, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Battagram, Kohistan, Torghar, Peshawar, Charsadda, Mardan, Swabi, Nowshera, Khyber, Orakzai, Mohmand , Bajaur, Kurram, Waziristan (north & south), Kohat, Hangu, Karak, Bannu, Lakki Marwat, Dera Ismail Khan and Tank Districts from 10th to 13th August, 2022 with occasional gaps.


Possible Impacts during the forecast period:


 Heavy rains may generate urban flooding in main cities while flash flooding in local Nullahs/main streams and hill torrents of the province.
 Catchment areas of rivers and main nullahs may receive heavy downpour causing water level to rise significantly.
 Heavy rain/shower may cause land sliding in the vulnerable areas of the province.
 Travelers and tourists are advised to remain more cautious during the forecast period.

NOTE: All concerned authorities are advised to remain ALERT and take precautionary measures during the forecast period.

                                                                                                                                                                                                       

 

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 Press Release

Dated19th July, 2022


Monsoon rains are predicted in the KP during 20th to 28th July , 2022

Regional Met Office, Peshawar has informed that monsoon currents from Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal are penetrating in the region and likely to strengthen during next 24 hours.

 

Under the influence of this weather system:

  •  Fairly widespread to widespread moderate/heavy rain-thundershower with windstorm/gusty winds are  very likely in Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Kohistan, Torghar, Battagram, Swat, Dir, Buner, Shangla, Malakand, Swabi, Peshawar, Nowshera, Mardan, Charsadda, Kohat, Hangu, Karak, Lakki Marwat, Bannu, Tank, Dera Ismail Khan, Bajaur, Mohmand, Khyber, Orakzai, Kurram, North & South Waziristan districts from 20th to 28th July, 2022 with occasional gaps.

  • Isolated heavy rainfall is also expected during the period.  

Possible Impacts:

  • Wind/thunderstorm may cause damages to the vulnerable structures in the region during the forecast period;

  •  Heavy rainfalls may trigger land sliding in vulnerable areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during the forecast period;

  •  Heavy rainfalls/showers may generate flash flooding in local Nullahs/Rivers of the province during the forecast period.

  • Travelers and tourists are advised to remain extra cautious during the forecast period and avoid unnecessary journey.

NOTE: All concerned authorities are advised to remain 'ALERT' and take precautionary measures during the forecast period.

 

 

 

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Press Release

Dated12th July, 2022


More rains are predicted in the KP during the week

Regional Met Office, Peshawar has informed that monsoon currents from Bay of Bengal are continuously penetrating in upper and central parts of the country.

 

Under the influence of this weather system:

  • More rain-thunderstorm with windstorm and isolated hailstorm are  likely in Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Kohistan, Torghar, Battagram, Swat, Dir, Buner, Shangla, Malakand, Swabi, Peshawar, Nowshera, Mardan, Charsadda, Kohat, Lakki Marwat, Bannu, Dera Ismail Khan, Bajaur, Mohmand, Khyber, Orakzai, Kurram, and Kohat districts, on 12th to15th July, 2022 with occasional gapes.

  • Heavy rainfall at isolated places is also expected in Abbottabad, Mansehra, Haripur, Battagram, Kohistan, Swat, Shangla, Upper & Lower Dir, Bunner, Mardan, Swabi, Nowshera, Charsadda, Peshawar, Kohat & Kurram districts. 

Possible Impacts:

  • Wind/thunderstorm may cause damages to the vulnerable structures in the region during the forecast period;

  •  Heavy rainfalls may trigger land sliding in vulnerable areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during the forecast period;

  •  Heavy rainfalls/showers may generate flash flooding in local Nullahs/Rivers of the province as well as may cause urban flooding in Peshawar, Mardan, Swabi, Nowshera, Bannu, D.I.Khan and Tank during the forecast period.

  • Travelers and tourists are advised to remain extra cautious during the forecast period and avoid unnecessary journey.

NOTE: All concerned authorities are advised to remain 'ALERT' and take precautionary measures during the forecast period.

 

 

 

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Press Release

Dated: 07th July, 2022


More rains are predicted in the KP during the week

Regional Met Office, Peshawar has informed that monsoon currents are  likely to weaken  during next 24hrs and may strengthen during 09th & 10th July, 2022.

 

Under the influence of this weather system:

  • More rain-thunderstorm with windstorm and isolated hailstorm are  likely in Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Kohistan, Torghar, Battagram, Swat, Dir, Buner, Shangla, Malakand, Swabi, Peshawar, Nowshera, Mardan, Charsadda, Kohat, Lakki Marwat, Bannu, Dera Ismail Khan, Bajaur, Mohmand, Khyber, Orakzai, Kurram, and Kohat districts, during 09th & 10th July, 2022.

  • Heavy rainfall is also expected in Abbottabad, Mansehra, Haripur, Battagram, Kohistan, Swat, Shangla, Upper & Lower Dir, Bunner, Mardan, Swabi, Nowshera, Charsadda, Peshawar, Kohat & Kurram districts. 

Possible Impacts:

  • Wind/thunderstorm may cause damages to the vulnerable structures in the region during the forecast period;

  •  Heavy rainfalls may trigger land sliding in vulnerable areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during the forecast period;

  •  Heavy rainfalls/showers may generate flash flooding in local Nullahs/Rivers of the province as well as may cause urban flooding in Peshawar, Mardan, Swabi, Nowshera, Bannu, D.I.Khan during the forecast period.

  • Travelers and tourists are advised to remain extra cautious during the forecast period and avoid unnecessary journey.

NOTE: All concerned authorities are advised to remain 'ALERT' and take precautionary measures during the forecast period.

 

 

 

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Press Release

Dated: 05th July, 2022

More rains are predicted in the KP during the week

Regional Met Office, Peshawar has informed that westerly wave is likely to interact with  prevailing moist monsoon currents from 05th July (evening/ night).
Under the influence of these weather systems:

  • Moderate to heavy rainfall with windstorm/thunderstorm and isolated hailstorm is very likely in Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Kohistan, Torghar, Batagram, Swat, Dir, Buner, Shangla, Malakand, Swabi, Peshawar, Nowshera, Mardan, Charsada, Kohat, Lakki Marwat, Bannu, Dera Ismail Khan, Bajaur, Mohmand, Khyber, Orakzai, Kurram, and Kohat districts, during 05 July (night) to 07 th July (morning).

Possible Impacts:

  • Wind/dust-thunderstorm may cause damages to the vulnerable structures in the region during the forecast period;

  •  heavy rainfalls may trigger land sliding in vulnerable areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during the forecast period;

  •  heavy rainfalls/showers may generate flash flooding in local Nullahs/Rivers of the province as well as may cause urban flooding in Peshawar, Mardan, Swabi, Nowshera, Bannu, D.I.Khan during the forecast period.

  • Travelers and tourists are advised to remain extra cautious during the forecast period and avoid unnecessary journey.

NOTE: All concerned authorities are advised to remain 'ALERT' and take precautionary measures during the forecast period.

 

 

 

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Press Release

Dated19th  June, 2022

 

Rain/Thundershower accompanied by Dust storm/ Strong Gusty winds are predicted in the KP during 20th to 22nd June 2022.

 

Regional Met Office, Peshawar has informed that westerly weather system is likely to interact with the easterly system from Monday 20th June and likely to persist up to 22nd June, 2022.

Under the influence of this weather:

  • Fairly widespread to widespread rainfall with windstorm/thunderstorm is very likely with isolated hailstorm in Chitral, Dir, Swat, Buner, Malakand, Shangla, Kohistan, Battagram, Torghar, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Bajaur, Mohmand,  Khyber, Kurram, Kohat, Waziristan; scattered to fairly widespread rainfall over plain areas (Swabi, Peshawar, Nowshera, Mardan, Charsadda, Lakki Marwat, Bannu, Dera Ismail Khan during the period.

  • Isolated heavy rainfall is also expected at isolated places over the region during the period.

Possible Impacts:

  • Wind/dust-thunderstorm may cause damages to the vulnerable structures in the region during the forecast period;;

  • Water availability will improve the growth of crops, vegetables and orchards;

  • Heat wave conditions are likely to subside by falling the day temperatures during the forecast period over the region;

  • Heavy rainfalls may trigger land sliding in vulnerable areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during the forecast period;

  • Heavy rainfalls/showers may generate flash flooding in local Nullahs/Rivers of the province as well as may cause urban flooding in Peshawar, Mardan, Nowshera, during the forecast period.

  • Travelers and tourists are advised to remain extra cautious during the forecast period and avoid unnecessary journey.

 

Note: All concerned authorities are advised to remain and take precautionary measures during the forecast period.

Spokesperson

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Press Release

Dated14th  June, 2022

Rain/Thundershower accompanied by Dust storm/ Strong Gusty winds are predicted in the KP during 15th to 22nd June 2022.

 

Regional Met Office, Peshawar has informed that moisture laden winds are likely to enter the province from 15th June and likely to persist up to 22nd June, 2022.

Under the influence of this weather:

Rainfall/thundershower accompanied by duststorm/strong gusty winds is very likely at most places of Abbottabad, Mansehra, Haripur, Battagram, Kohistan, Torghar, Shangla, Chitral, Lower & Upper Dir, Swat, Bunner, Malakand, Bajaur, Mohmand, Mardan, Swabi, Charsadda, Nowshera, Peshawar, Khyber, Kurram, Orakzai & Kohat, Bannu, Lakki Marwat, D.I.Khan, Tank, South & North Waziristan districts during the period with occasional gaps.

 

Possible Impacts:

  • Wind/dust-thunderstorm may cause damages to the vulnerable structures during the forecast period;

  • Water availability will improve the growth of crops, vegetables and orchards;

  • Heat wave conditions are likely to subside by falling the day temperatures during the forecast period over the region;

  • Rain/Shower may cause land sliding in the vulnerable areas of the province.

 

Note: All concerned authorities are advised to remain 'ALERT' during the forecast period.

Spokesperson

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Heat Wave conditions are likely during next 04 to 05 Days

Regional Met Office, Peshawar has informed that the day temperatures are likely to remain unusually high in plain areas of the province during next 04 to 05 days.

 

  • Day temperature in Swabi, Nowshera, Mardan, Charsadda, Peshawar, Bannu, Lakki Marwat, Tank and D. I. Khan districts are expected to rise significantly above normal. Occasional dust storm/ dust raising winds may also occur in afternoon/ evening during the period.

  • The heat wave is likely to be followed by the rain spell in most parts of the province.

 

 

Possible Impacts:

  • Dry period and heat wave conditions may cause water stress to the standing crops, vegetable and orchards.

  • General public is advised not to venture in the direct sunlight.

  • Precautions should be taken to avoid heatstroke.
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Note: All concerned authorities are advised to remain 'ALERT' during the forecast period.

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Dust/Thunderstorm Rain  predicted in KP during the period  from 19th May to 24th May, 2022

Regional Met Office, Peshawar has informed that a westerly wave is likely to enter upper parts of the region on 19th  May and is likely to persist up to 24th  May, 2022. 

Under the influence of this weather system:

·      Dust storm and Rain/thunderstorm is expected in Malakand, Chitral, Dir, Swat, Shangla, Buner, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Battagram, Kohistan, Torghar, Swabi, Nowshera, Mardan, Charsadda, Peshawar, Kohat, Hangu, Karak, Bannu, Kurram, Khyber, Orakzai, Mohmand and Bajaur Districts during the period.

·      Surface wind speed is likely to reach up to 35-45 km per hour with gusting up to 70-80 km per hour over most parts of the region during the period.

Possible Impacts:

  • Wind storm may cause damages to vulnerable structures and standing crops from 19th to 24th May, 2022.

  •  Heat wave conditions are likely to subside by falling the Day temperatures by 04-06°C during the forecast period over the region.

Note: All concerned authorities are advised to remain 'ALERT' during the forecast period.

 

 

 

Heatwave Likely to Persist during Next Week in KP                     14-05-2022

Regional  Met  Office,  Peshawar  has  informed  that most parts  of the province are  likely to  remain  in  the  grip  of  heat  wave conditions during the next week. However, the intensity is likely to reduce from 14th to 17th  May, 2022 due to blowing of gusty winds accompanied by rain-thunderstorm at scattered places in most parts of the province in the afternoon and evening/night.

Day temperatures are likely to rise from 18th  May, 2022.

Possible Impacts:

·      Prevailing very hot and dry weather conditions may cause water stress on water (reservoirs), crops, vegetable and orchards.

·      High temperature may cause increased energy and water demand.

·      High temperature may cause heat stroke. The senior citizens and children are more vulnerable.

·      The base flow may further increase in the rivers due to snow melt during the next week.

NOTE:

·      General public is advised to avoid unnecessary exposure to direct sunlight and take precautionary measures.

·      Farmers are advised to manage crop water accordingly.

·      Special care should be taken for the needs of livestock and pets.

·      Judicious use of water is requested in all aspects of life.

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                         Date of Issue:   Friday, 6th May, 2022 15:00 PST

Severe Heat wave conditions predicted in southern KP during the next week

Regional Met Office, Peshawar has informed that a “High Pressure System” in the upper atmospheric is likely to prevail over the region during next week.

Under the influence of this system the day temperatures are likely to increase gradually in most parts of the province especially in the southern parts from 07th May (Sunday), 2022.

Day temperatures (Maximum Temperatures) are likely to remain 07-09°C above normal in most districts of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Possible Impacts:

  • Very hot and dry weather conditions may cause heat stroke, water stress on water reservoirs, crops, vegetables and orchards.
  • Farmers are advised to manage crop water accordingly.
  • High Maximum temperature may enhance the snow melt in northern areas of the province and lead to increase the base flow in the rivers during the period.

  • General public is advised to avoid unnecessary exposure to direct sunlight.

Note: All concerned authorities are advised to remain 'ALERT' during the forecast period.

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                         Date of Issue:      Friday, 29th April, 2022

 

Dust/Thunderstorm Rain and Hailstorm predicted in KP during the 1st week of May 2022

 (During Eid Holidays)

Regional Met Office, Peshawar has informed that a western weather system is likely to reach the western parts of the region on 1st May and likely to persist up to 5th May, 2022. 

Under the influence of this weather:

·      Dust storm and Rainfall accompanied with thunderstorm/ hail storm is expected in Malakand, Chitral, Dir, Swat, Shangla, Buner, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Battagram, Kohistan, Torghar, Swabi, Nowshera, Mardan, Charsadda, Peshawar, Kohat, Hangu, Karak, Dera Ismail Khan, Bannu, Lakki Marwat, Tank, Waziristan, Kurum, Khyber, Orakzai, Mohmand and Bajaur Districts during the period.

·      Surface wind speed is likely to reach up to 35-45 km per hour with gusting up to 70-80 km per hour over most parts of the region during the period.

Possible Impacts:

  • Windstorm may cause damages to vulnerable structures and standing crops from 01st to 3rd May, 2022

  •  Heat wave conditions are likely to subside by falling the Day temperatures by 04-06°C during the forecast period over the region.

  •   Rain may cause landsliding in the vulnerable areas of the province.

Note: All concerned authorities are advised to remain 'ALERT' during the forecast period.

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                                                                                                                                   Date & Time of issue:     Saturday, April 26, 2022     14:00 PST

Heat wave conditions predicted in southern KP during the week

 

 

Regional Met Office, Peshawar has informed that due to high pressure in the upper atmosphere the day temperatures are likely to increase gradually in most parts of the province from 26th April (Tuesday) to 02nd May (Monday), 2022.

·      Heat wave conditions very likely to prevail at isolated places over the area. Day time temperatures are likely to remain 05-07°C above normal in most districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

 

·      A fresh western weather system may give light/moderate rainfall accompanied with thunderstorm/lightening over  isolated places of the upper parts of the province from 28th to 30th April,2022.

 

·      Strong winds (speed reaching up to 25-35 km per hour) are also predicted over isolated parts of the region from 28th to 30th April,2022.

Possible Impacts:      

    ·      Prevailing very hot and dry weather may cause heat stroke, water stress on  standing crops, vegetables and orchards.

    ·      The current heat wave may enhance the snow melt leading to increased river run off.

    ·      Farmers are advised to manage crop water accordingly.

    ·      General public is advised to avoid unnecessary exposure to direct sunlight.

     

NOTE: All concerned authorities are particularly advised to remain 'ALERT' during the forecast Period.

Spokesperson

Regional Weather Forecasting Centre,

Peshawar  

 

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                                                                                                                                                   Date & Time of issue:     Saturday, April 16, 2022     15:00 PST

Rain/Thunderstorm Predicted from Monday (April 18, 2022) to Thursday (April 21, 2022).

Met. Office, Peshawar informed that westerly weather system is likely to approach the western & northern parts of the province on Monday afternoon, the 18 April 2022 and may persist till Thursday, the 21st April 2022. Under the influence of this weather system:

Dust storm / thunderstorm associated with moderate to heavy rainfall / hailstorm is expected in most districts of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Monday evening/night & Tuesday.

Thunderstorm/rain associated with windstorm is expected at scattered places in Chitral, Dir, Malakand, Buner, Swat, Shangla, Kohistan, Torghar, Battagram, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Swabi, Mardan, Bajaur, Mohmand, Khyber, Orakzai, Kurram & Hangu districts while at isolated places in Peshawar, Nowshera, Charsadda, Kohat, North & South Waziristan districts on Wednesday & Thursday.

Possible Impacts:      

  • Wind & dust storm may cause damages to vulnerable structures especially in Peshawar & other cities of the province and power disruption in some cities on Evening/ night of Monday & Tuesday.     

  • Wind & hailstorm may cause damages to standing crops and orchards in the province on Evening/ night of Monday & Tuesday.

NOTE: All concerned authorities are particularly advised to remain 'ALERT' during the forecast Period.

Spokesperson

Regional Weather Forecasting Centre,

Peshawar               

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                                                                                                                                                                                       Date & Time of issue: Thursday, March 17, 2022  19:00 PST

 

Rain/wind-dust-thunderstorm associated with gusty winds & hailstorm is predicted in the Province from noon/afternoon of Friday (March 18, 2022) to Sunday (March 20, 2022).
Regional Meteorological Office, Peshawar informed that westerly weather system is likely to enter northern parts of the province on noon/afternoon of Friday the 18th March 2022 and may persist till Sunday, the 20th March 2022. Under the influence of this weather system:

Rain/ wind-dust-thunderstorm associated with gusty winds & isolated hailstorm is expected in Chitral, Lower & Upper Dir, Malakand, Buner, Swat, Shangla, Kohistan, Torghar, Battagram, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Mardan, Swabi, Bajaur, Mohmand, Charsadda, Peshawar, Nowshera, Khyber, Orakzai, Hangu, Kurrum and Kohat districts, from noon/afternoon of Friday to Sunday.

Wind-dust storm is also expected in Karak, Bannu, Lakki Marwat, Tank, D. I. Khan, North & South Waziristan district on Friday & Saturday.   

Light snowfall over mountains is also expected in Chitral, Swat, Dir, Shangla, Buner, Kohistan, Torghar, Battagram, Mansehra, Abbottabad & Kurram districts on Saturday & Sunday.     

Possible Impacts:           

  • Wind & dust storm may cause damages to vulnerable structures especially in Peshawar & other cities of the province on Friday & Saturday.

  • Wind & hailstorm may cause damages to standing crops and orchards in the province on Friday & Saturday.

  • The prevailing unusual high temperatures are likely to subside.

    NOTE: All concerned authorities are particularly advised to remain 'ALERT' during the Period.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                         Date & Time of issue: Tuesday, March 15, 2022  14:00 PST

 

Heat wave conditions predicted during next 03-05 days.
Regional Meteorological Office, Peshawar informed that due to a persistent high pressure in the upper atmosphere the day temperatures are likely to remain unusually high in most parts of the province during next 03- 05 days. Under the influence of this weather system:

·      Day temperatures in the province will remain 07-08°C above normal.

  Possible Impacts:

·         Dry period and heat wave conditions in the province may cause water stress to the standing crops, vegetable and orchards.

·      Farmers are advised to manage crop water accordingly.

·      General public is advised to avoid unnecessary exposure to direct sunlight.

·      Dust raising/Gusty winds are also expected in plain areas of the province during the period.

NOTE: All concerned authorities are particularly advised to remain 'ALERT' during the Period.

                                                                                                                                                                         Spokesperson
                                                                                                                                                                           Regional Forecasting Centre
                                                                                                                                                                         Peshawar

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                                                                                                                                                                                         Date & Time of issue: Friday, March 04, 2022  14:45 PST

Rain-wind-thunderstorm with Hailstorm & Snow over the hills is predicted in the Province from Evening of Saturday (March 05, 2022) to Thursday (March 10, 2022).

Meteorological Office Peshawar informed that, strong westerly weather system is likely to enter western and upper parts of the province from Saturday (evening), March 05, 2022 and likely to persists till  Thursday March 10, 2022. Under the influence of this weather system:

  • Scattered to widespread rain-wind-thunderstorm of moderate intensity with snowfall over the hills is expected in most districts of the province from Saturday (evening) to Thursday .

  • Isolated heavy rainfall associated with gusty winds and hailstorms is also expected in the province, during the forecast period.

  • Moderated to isolated heavy snowfall is expected in Chitral, Swat, Dir, Shangla, Buner, Kohistan, Torghar, Battagram, Mansehra, Abbottabad & Kurram districts during the period.

Possible Impacts:

  • Wind and hailstorm may cause damage to vulnerable structures and standing crops in the province.
  • Snowfall may cause road blockage.
  • Landslides in the vulnerable areas of Dir, Swat, Shangla, Battagram, Torghar, Kohistan, Mansehra and Abbottabad districts are also possible during the period.

Note: All concerned authorities  are advised to remain "VIGILANT" during the Period. 

                                                                                                                                                                        Spokesperson
                                                                                                                                                                           Regional Forecasting Centre
                                                                                                                                                                         Peshawar

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 Date & Time of issue: Monday, February 21, 2022  13:00 PST

Rain-wind-thunderstorm with Hailstorm & Snow over the hills is predicted form Monday (night) to Friday

Meteorological Office Peshawar informed that, westerly weather system of light to moderate intensity is expected to enter western and upper parts of the province from Monday (Evening/night), February 21, 2022 and likely to persists till Friday, February 25, 2022. Under the influence of this weather system:

  • Widespread rain-wind-thunderstorm with snowfall over the hills is expected in all districts of the province from Monday (evening/ night) to Wednesday. Isolated heavy rainfall associated with strong gusty winds and hailstorms is also expected during the period.

  • Scattered rain-wind-thunderstorm with isolated snowfall over the hills is expected at  Chitral, Lower & Upper Dir, Malakand, Swat, Buner, Shangla, Kohistan, Torghar, Battagram, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Swabi, Mardan, Bajaur, Mohmand, Khyber, Peshawar, Nowshera, Charsadda, Kohat, Kurram and Hangu districts from Thursday to Friday. Isolated Moderate rain with gusty winds and hailstorm may occur during the period.

  • Moderate to heavy snowfall over the hills is expected in Chitral, Dir, Swat, Shangla, Buner, Kohistan, Battagram, Battagram, Torghar, Mansehra, Abbottabad and Kurram districts from Tuesday to Friday.

Possible Impacts:

  • Wind and hailstorm may cause damage to vulnerable structures and standing crops in the province.
  • Snowfall may cause road blockage.
  • Landslides in the vulnerable areas of Dir, Swat, Shangla, Battagram, Torghar, Kohistan, Mansehra and Abbottabad districts are also possible during the period.

Note: All concerned authorities  are advised to remain "VIGILANT" during the Period.

 

                                  

                                                                                                                                                 Date & Time of issue: Wednesday, January 19, 2022 19:00 PST

More Rain / Snowfall predicted during the current week

Pakistan Meteorological Department, Regional Meteorological Center Peshawar informed that, a weather system of light to moderate intensity is expected to approach western and upper parts of the province from Friday and likely to persist till Sunday. Under the influence of this weather system:

  • Rain with snowfalls over the hills (light to moderate falls) is expected in Chitral, Dir, Kalam, Swat, Malakand, Kohistan, Shangla, Buner, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Battagram, Torghar, Kohistan, Swabi, Mardan, Nowshera, Peshawar, Charsadda, Bajaur, Mohmand, Khyber, Orakzai, Kurram,  Kohat, Hangu, Karak, Bannu, Lakki Marwat, Tank, D.I.Khan, North and South Waziristan districts from Friday (evening / night) to Monday (morning).

  • Light to moderate snowfall in Kaghan, Naran, Kohistan, Battagram, Chitral, Dir and Swat districts from Friday to Monday (morning).

Possible Impacts:

  • Rain will be beneficial for the Wheat crops in Barani areas.
  • Snowfall may cause road blockage.
  • Landslides in the vulnerable areas of Dir, Swat, Shangla, Battagram, Torghar, Kohistan, Mansehra and Abbottabad districts are also possible during the period.

Note: All concerned authorities  are advised to remain "VIGILANT" during the Period.


  

                                                                                                                                                     Date & Time of issue: Saturday, January 15 2022 10:00 PST

Rain / Snowfall predicted during the coming week

Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), Peshawar informed that, a weather system of light to moderate intensity is expected to approach western and upper parts of the province from Tuesday and may persist till Thursday. Under the influence of this weather system:

  • Rain with snowfalls over the hills (light to moderate falls) is expected in Chitral, Dir, Kalam, Swat, Malakand, Kohistan, Shangla, Buner, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Battagram, Torghar, Kohistan, Swabi, Mardan, Nowshera, Peshawar, Charsadda, Bajaur, Mohmand, Khyber, Orakzai, Kurram,  Kohat, Hangu, Karak, Bannu, Lakki Marwat, Tank, D.I.Khan, North and South Waziristan districts from Tuesday to Thursday (morning).

  • Light to moderate snowfall in Kaghan, Naran, Kohistan, Battagram, Chitral, Dir and Swat districts from Tuesday (Night) to Thursday.

Possible Impacts:

  • Rain will be beneficial for the Wheat crops in Barani areas.
  • Snowfall may cause road blockage.
  • Landslides in the vulnerable areas of Dir, Malakand, Hazara, Swat, Shangla, Battagram, Torghar, Kohistan, Mansehra and Abbottabad districts are also possible during the period.

Note: All concerned authorities  are advised to remain "VIGILANT" during the Period.

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Date & Time of issue: Wednesday, January 05, 2022 17:00 PST

The Current Wet Spell is likely to continue till Sunday, the 09th January, 2022

Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), Peshawar informed that another intense westerly weather system in the wake of current westerly weather system is likely to enter the southern parts of the province on Thursday, the 06th January and likely to grip most parts of the province with high moisture feeding from Arabian Sea and may produce more rain/snow in the province, till Sunday, the 09th January, 2022. Under the influence of expected weather system: 

  • Scattered rain/ snow over hills of light to moderate intensity is expected in Abbottabad, Haripur, Mansehra, Torghar, Battagram, Kohistan, Chitral, Swat, Shangla, Buner, Malakand, Lower & Upper Dir, Mardan and Swabi districts on Thursday, 06th January, 2022.

  • Widespread rain/snow of moderate intensity with isolated heavy rainfalls/snowfalls is expected in all districts of the province on Friday & Saturday, 07-08 January, 2022.

  • Scattered rain / snow over the hills of light to moderate intensity is expected in Abbottabad, Haripur, Mansehra, Torghar, Battagram, Kohistan, Chitral, Lower & Upper Dir, Bajaur, Swat, Shangla, Buner, Malakand, Mardan, Swabi, Peshawar, Charsadda, Nowshera, Mohmand, Khyber, Kurram, Orakzai, Hangu & Kohat districts on Sunday, the 09th January, 2022.

  • Heavy Snowfalls are expected in Shangla, Swat, Buner, Dir, Chitral, Kohistan, Battagram, Torghar, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Kurram districts during the forecast period.

  • Gusty winds are also expected in Southern parts of the province, during the forecast period.

Possible Impacts:

  • Snowfall may cause road blockage.
  • Heavy rainfall may trigger land sliding in vulnerable areas.
  • Heavy rainfall may cause urban flooding in Peshawar on Friday & Saturday, 07-08 January, 2022.
  • Farmers are advised to take necessary precautionary measures to protect standing crops from the harmful impacts of stagnant water due to current & expected heavy rains.

Note: All concerned authorities are advised to remain "ALERT" during the forecast period.

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Date & Time of issue: Friday, December 31, 2021 18:00 PST

Widespread Rain/ Snowfall  predicted  during the first week of January, 2022

Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), Peshawar informed that a first strong rain/ snow bearing westerly weather system of new year 2022 is likely to enter western & northern parts of the province on Monday (early morning), 03rd January and likely to grip most parts of the province on Tuesday, 04th January and may persist till Thursday, 06th January, 2022.  Under the influence of this weather system:

  • Scattered rain/snow over hills of light ot moderate intensity is expected in all districts of the province on Monday, 03rd January with heavy rainfalls in South & North Waziristan, Tank & Kurram districts.

  • Widespread rain/snow of moderate intensity with isolated heavy rainfalls /snowfalls is expected in all districts of the province on Tuesday & Wednesday, 04-05 January, 2022.

  • Scattered rain/ snow over the hills of light to moderate intensity is expected in Abbottabad, Haripur, Mansehra, Torghar, Battagram, Kohistan, Swat, Shangla, Buner, Malakand, Mardan & Swabi districts on Thursday, 06th January, 2022.

  • Good Snowfalls are expected in Shangla, Swat, Buner, Dir, Chitral, Kohistan, Battagram, Kaghan & Galliyat during the period.

Possible Impacts:

  • Snowfall may cause road blockage.
  • Heavy rainfall may trigger land sliding in vulnerable areas.
  • Wet spell may provide welcome relief from prevailing irritating dry weather especially in Peshawar.
  • Rainfall is beneficial for wheat crop.

Note: All concerned authorities are advised to remain "ALERT" during the forecast period.

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Date of issue: December 23, 2021   Time: 1100 PST

Widespread rain (Snowfall over hilly areas) predicted in the province from Saturday to Tuesday (December 26-28)

Meteorological Office Peshawar informed that a strong westerly weather system is expected to enter the province from Saturday and likely affect weather conditions in most parts of the province from Saturday to Tuesday. Under the influence of this weather system,

  • Widespread rain (with snowfall over the hills) is expected in all districts of the province on Sunday & Monday, while Scattered rain (with snowfall over the hills) is expected in Lower & Upper Dir, Swat, Shangla, Buner, Kohistan, Battagram, Torghar, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur & Swabi districts on Tuesday.Isolated thunderstorm with heavy rainfall is also expected in Chitral, Bajaur, Lower & Upper Dir, Malakand, Swat, Shangla, Buner, Kohistan, Battagram, Torghar, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Swabi, Mardan, Peshawar, Nowshera, Charsadda, Mohmand, Khyber, Kohat, Orakzai, Hangu, Karak & Kurram districts during this period.

  • Light to moderate rainfall is also expected in Bannu, Lakki Marwat, North & South Waziristan, D. I. Khan & Tank district on Sunday. 

Possible Impacts:

  • Heavy Rainfall may generate flash flooding in local nullahs & rivers & may trigger land sliding in vulnerable areas.

  • Snowfall may cause road blockage.

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Rain/Snowfall predicted in the province from Saturday (December 04) to Sunday (December 05).

A westerly weather system is likely to enter in upper and western parts of the province and likely to persist till Sunday. Under the influence of this weather system, rain-thunderstorm (with snowfall over the hills) is expected at Abbottabad, Haripur, Mansehra, Battagram, Kohistan, Torghar, Malakand, Bunner, Shangla, Swat, Chitral, Upper Dir, Lower Dir, Peshawar, Nowshera, Mardan, Hangu, North and South Waziristan, Orakzai, Kurram, Mohmand and Bajaur. While light to moderate rain may also occur at D.I. Khan, Lakki Marwat, Bannu, Karak and Kohat.

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Friday, December 03, 2021, 16:00 PST

Rain with thunderstorm & strong winds predicted in the province from Friday (October 22) to Tuesday (October 26).

 Rain-thunderstorm (with isolated heavy rainfalls) and strong winds are expected in Abbottabad, Mansehra, Battagram, Kohistan, Torghar, Haripur, Shangla, Swat, Dir (Lower & Upper), Malakand, Bunner, Chitral, Kurram, Orakzai and Bajaur. Snow is also expected over the hills. While moderate to light rain with thunderstorm and strong winds are expected in Mohmand, Mardan, Swabi, Charsadda, Nowshera, Peshawar, Khyber, Hangu, Kohat, Karak, Bannu, Lakki Marwat, D. I Khan, Tank, North and South Waziristan districts.

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Monday, September 20, 2021, 12:00 PST

Rain with thunderstorm & strong winds predicted in the province from Today (September 20) to Saturday (September 25).

 Moist air off the Indian ocean and the Bay of Bengal are penetrating in the region. 

Under the influence of these winds:

Scattered Rain  with thunderstorm (with isolated heavy rainfalls) and strong winds are expected in Abbottabad, Mansehra, Battagram, Kohistan, Torghar, Haripur, Shangla, Swat, Dir (Lower & Upper), Malakand, Bunner, Chitral, Bajaur, Mohmand, Mardan, Swabi, Charsadda, Nowshera, Peshawar, Khyber, Kurram, Orakzai, Hangu, Kohat, Karak, Bannu, Lakki Marwat, D. I Khan, Tank, North and South Waziristan districts from September 20, 2021 evening/night  to Saturday, September 25, 2021.

               These rain may cause flash flooding/Land sliding in Shangla, Bunner, Battagram, Mansehra, Balakot, Abbottabad, Swat, Dir (lower & Upper), Kohistan, Torghar, Haripur, Mardan and Swabi districts.           

All concerned authorities are advised to remain "ALERT" during this period.

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Thursday, 19 August 2021, 10:30 PST

Rains with thunderstorm & strong winds predicted in the province from Thursday (Night) to Saturday

Weak monsoon currents from Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal are penetrating in the region and likely to strengthened during next 24 hours . under its influence

               Scattered rains of moderate to heavy intensity with thunderstorm and strong gusty winds are expected in all districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa including merged districts of FATA from today's  (August 19, 2021) night  to Saturday (August 21, 2021).

Note: Moderate to Heavy Rainfall at times may generates flash flooding in Local/Barsati streams and nullahs, may trigger Land Slides in vulnerable of the province.

All concerned authorities are advised to remain "ALERT" during this period to mitigate the weather induced hazards.

 

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Wednesday,  August 11, 2021, 14:00 PST

Rains  with thunderstorm and strong winds are predicted in the province

                 Monsoon currents are likely to penetrat upper parts of the province from August 12 to August 15, 2021. under the influence of these currents:

                Rains  with thunderstorm (with isolated heavy rainfalls) and strong winds are expected in Abbottabad, Mansehra, Battagram, Kohistan, Torghar, Haripur, Shangla, Swat, Dir (Lower & Upper), Malakand, Bunner, Chitral, Bajaur, Mohmand, Mardan, Swabi, Charsadda, Nowshera, Peshawar, Khyber, Kurram, Orakzai, Hangu, Kohat, Karak, Bannu, Lakki Marwat, D. I Khan, Tank, North and South Waziristan districts from August 12 to August 15, 2021 with occasional gaps.

               These rains may generate flash flooding in Shangla, Bunner, Battagram, Mansehra, Balakot, Abbottabad, Swat, Dir (lower & Upper), Kohistan, Torghar, Haripur, Mardan, Swabi, Charsadda, Nowshera, Khyber,  Kohat and Karak while urban flooding is also expected in Peshawar and Mardan districts.

               Moreover, land sliding is also expected in Shangla, Bunner, Battagram, Mansehra, Balakot, Abbottabad, Swat, Kohistan, Torghar and Dir (Lower& Upper) districts.

              All concerned authorities are advised to remain "ALERT" during this period.

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Friday, 30 July 2021, 14:30 PST

More fairly widespread to widespread rains of moderate to heavy intensity with thunderstorm and strong winds are predicted in the province from today (July 30, 2021) to Tuesday (August 03, 2021)

Monsoon currents from Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal are continuously penetrating in the region and would likely to continue till  Tuesday. under its influence

               More Fairly widespread to Widespread rains of moderate to heavy intensity with thunderstorm and strong gusty winds are expected in all districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa including merged districts of FATA from today (July 30, 2021) to Tuesday (August 03, 2021).

Note: Moderate to Heavy Rainfall at times may generates flash flooding in local streams and nullahs, Land Sliding in vulnerable mountainous areas whereas urban flooding in Peshawar, Charsadda, Mingora, Kohat & D. I. Khan.

All concerned authorities are advised to remain "ALERT" during this period to mitigate the weather induced hazards.

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26 July 2021, 15:00 PST

 

 Heavy to moderate  rains with thunderstorm and strong gusty winds are predicted from Tuesday to Saturday

               Under the influence of monsoon currents originating from the Bay of Bengal and Arabian sea, widespread  heavy to moderate rainfalls accompanied by strong gusty winds are expected in   Abbottabad, Mansehra, Balakot, Haripur, Kohistan, Battagram, Shangla, Swat, Malakand, Bunner and Dir (Lower & Upper) from July 27, 2021 to July 31, 2021.These rains may trigger flash floods and landslides in these districts. While moderate to heavy rainfalls with strong gusty winds are also expected at scattered places  in the rest parts of the province during this period.

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16 July 2021, 16:00 PST

 Heavy to moderate  rains with thunderstorm and strong gusty winds are predicted from Monday to Wednesday

         • Heavy to moderate rains with thunderstorm and strong gusty winds are expected in Abbottabad, Hari Pur, Mansehra, Battagram, Torghar, Kohistan, Malakand, Bunner, Swat, Shangla, Chitral, Bajaur, Upper & Lower Dir, Peshawar, Charsadda, Nowshera, Mohmand, Khyber, Mardan, Swabi, Kohat, Hangu, Karak, Kurram, Orakzai, Bannu, Lakki Marwat, North & South Waziristan, D.I Khan and Tank districts from Monday to Wednesday.

 These rains may generate flash flooding in Shangla, Bunner, Battagram, Mansehra, Balakot, Abbottabad, Swat, Kohistan, Torghar, Mardan, Charsadda, Nowshera, Khyber and Kohat while urban flooding is also expected in Peshawar and Mardan districts.

Moreover, land sliding are also expected in Shangla, Bunner, Battagram, Mansehra, Balakot, Abbottabad, Swat, Kohistan, Torghar and Chitral districts.

All concerned authorities are advised to remain "ALERT" during this period.

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Weather Advisory

     
 

 

 
 
09 July 2021, 11:00 PST

 

Rains/Wind-Thunderstorm predicted in the province from Sunday to Wednesday

          Rain-wind-thunderstorm (with few heavy falls at time) is expected in  Abbottabad, Hari Pur, Mansehra, Battagram, Torghar, Kohistan, Malakand, Bunner, Swat, Shangla, Chitral, Bajaur, Upper & Lower Dir, Peshawar, Charsadda, Nowshera, Mohmand, Khyber, Mardan, Swabi, Kohat, Hangu, Karak, Kurram, Orakzai, Bannu, Lakki Marwat, North & South Waziristan, D.I Khan and Tank districts from Sunday(evening/night) to wednesday.

         

   NOTE:- Heavy rains may generate flash flooding and may trigger landslides in the vulnerable areas of  Khyber Pakhtunkhwa from Sunday to Wednesday.

March, 21 , 2021, 11:00 PST

 

Rains/Wind-Thunderstorm predicted in the province from Sunday to Tuesday

          Rain-wind-thunderstorm (with few heavy falls at time) is expected in  Abbottabad, Hari Pur, Mansehra, Battagram, Torghar, Kohistan, Malakand, Bunner, Swat, Shangla, Chitral, Bajaur, Upper & Lower Dir, Peshawar, Charsadda, Nowshera, Mohmand, Khyber, Mardan, Swabi, Kohat, Hangu, Karak, Kurram, Orakzai, Bannu, Lakki Marwat, North & South Waziristan, D.I Khan and Tank districts from sunday to Tuesday with occasional gaps.

          •  Isolated hailstorm is also expected during during the period with occasional gaps.  

   NOTE:-

              Heavy rain fall may trigger landslides in the vulnerable areas of  upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa,  from Sunday to Tuesday.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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March, 09, 2021,  18:00 PST

Rains predicted in the province from  Wednesday to Sunday

          Rain/thunderstorm (isolated heavy falls / hailstorm) with snowfall over the hills is expected in  Abbottabad, Hari Pur, Mansehra, Battagram, Torghar, Kohistan, Malakand, Bunner, Swat, Shangla, Chitral, Bajaur, Upper & Lower Dir, Peshawar, Charsadda, Nowshera, Mohmand, Khyber, Mardan, Swabi, Kohat, Hangu, Karak, Kurram, Orakzai, Bannu, Lakki Marwat and Waziristan districts from Wednesday to Sunday with occasional gaps.

          •  Rain/thunderstorm (hailstorm) is also expected in D.I. Khan division during Wednesday (night) to Sunday with occasional gaps.  

   NOTE:-

              Heavy rain fall may trigger landslides in the vulnerable areas of  upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa,  from Thursday to Sunday.

              

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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September 01, 2020 ,   1800

More rains predicted in the province from Tuesday to Wednesday

More widespread rains with wind-thunderstorm (Isolated heavy to very heavy falls) are expected in Abbottabad, Haripur, Mansehra, Battagram, Torghar, Kohistan, Malakand, Swat, Shangla, Bunner, Dir (Upper & Lower), Chitral, Bajaur, Mardan, Swabi, Charsadda, Nowshera, Peshawar, Mohmand, Khyber, Kohat, Karak, Orakzai, Lakki Marwat and D. I. Khan districts. Heavy falls may trigger urban floods in Peshawar, Mardan, Swabi, Mingora, Nowshera, Landsliding in Upper Swat, Upper Dir, Chitral, Shangla, Kohistan, Torghar, Mansehra while flash flooding in local rivers & nullahs of aforementioned districts. All concerned authorities are advised to remain alert during the period.In Chitral (Rashune, Golain, Barep and Braghul) Glaciers like Outbursts Floods (GLOF) may occur.    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 04, 2019, 12:00 PST

Rain/Snow predicted in the region from Wednesday to Saturday

 

Met Office informed that strong westerly weather system is likely to enter upper parts of the country on Wednesday and likely to grip upper and central parts on Thursday and persist till Saturday. Under the influence of this weather system:

  • Widespread rain-wind/thunderstorm (with a few hailstorm) is expected at scattered places in Peshawar, Khyber, Charsadda, Mohmand, Nowshera, Swabi Mardan, Haripur, Abbottabad, Mansehra, Battagram, Torghar, Kohistan, Shangla, Swat, Bunner, Malakand, Upper & Lower Dir, Bajaur, Chitral,  Kohat, Hangu, Orakzai, Kurram, Karak, Bannu, Lakki Marwat, North Waziristan, D.I. Khan, Tank and South Waziristan.

  • Intermittent thundershower with gusty winds are also be expected at isolated places in all districts of the province during the period, which may cause land sliding in the venerable areas of Shangla, Kohistan, Mansehra, Swat, Chitral and Upper Dir districts.

  • Snowfall may also occur over high mountains of Chitral, Upper Dir, Upper Swat, Kohistan and Mansehra districts.                                                                                                                                                                        

 All concerned authorities are advised to take precautionary measures during the forecast period.

 

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January 10, 2019, 11:00 PST
 

Rain/Snow predicted in the region from Saturday to Monday

 

Met Office informed that another strong westerly weather system is likely to enter western parts of Balochistan on Friday (night) and likely to grip most parts of Khyber Pukhtunkhwa from Saturday (night). Under the influence of this weather system:

  • Widespread rain (with few moderate to isolated heavy falls) with snowfall over the hills is expected at Abbottabad, Mansehra, Haripur, Battagram, Kohistan, Torghar, Malakand, Lower & Upper Dir, Chitral, Bajaur, Swat, Bunner, Shangla, Mardan, Swabi, Peshawar, Nowshera, Charsadda, Mohmand, Khyber, Karak,  Kurram, Orakzai, Hangu, Kohat, D.I Khan, Tank, Lakki Marwat, Bannu,  North & South Waziristan from Saturday (night) to Monday.

  • Heavy snowfall is also expected in Chitral, Dir, Swat, Shangla, Mansehra, Abbottabad and Kohistan districts from Sunday to Monday.

 

Note: Possibility of landslides cannot be ruled out in districts of Mansehra, Battagram, Kohistan, Torghar, Upper Dir, Chitral, Swat, Bunner and Shangla districts during the period

                                            All concerned authorities are advised to take precautionary measures during the forecast period.

 

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December 10, 2019, 17:30 PST

 

Rain/Wind-Thunderstorm with snowfall over the hills is predicted in the region from Wednesday to Friday

Met Office informed that a westerly wave located over Iran and its adjoining areas, is likely to approach western parts of the country on Wednesday and is expected to grip most parts of the country on Thursday. Under the influence of this weather system

  • Widespread rain/wind-thunderstorm with snowfall over the hills is expected at Abbottabad, Mansehra, Haripur, Battagram, Kohistan, Torghar, Malakand, Lower & Upper Dir, Chitral, Bajaur, Swat, Bunner, Shangla, Mardan, Swabi, Peshawar, Nowshera, Charsadda, Mohmand, Khyber, D.I Khan, Tank, Lakki Marwat, Bannu, Karak,  Kurram, Kohat, North & South Waziristan from Wednesday to Friday.

  • Isolated heavy falls may also occur in upper parts of the region during the period.

Note: Landslides due to heavy rainfall may occur at Chitral, Upper Dir, Swat, Shangla, Kohistan, Battagram, Mansehra and Abbottabad districts.

All the concerned Authorities are advised to remain alert during the forecast period.

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November 04, 2019, 15:00 PST

 

Widespread Rain-Thunderstorm with Snowfall over the hills is Predicted in the Region during the coming week.

Met Office informed that a strong westerly wave is likely to approach western parts of the country on Tuesday and likely to grip upper and central parts of the country from Tuesday (night). Under the influence of this weather system

  • Widespread rain/wind-thunderstorm with snowfall over the hills is expected at Abbottabad, Mansehra, Haripur, Battagram, Kohistan, Torghar, Malakand, Lower & Upper Dir, Chitral, Bajaur, Swat, Bunner, Shangla, Mardan, Swabi, Peshawar, Nowshera, Charsadda, Mohmand, Khyber districts while at scattered places in D.I Khan, Tank, Lakki Marwat, Bannu, Karak,  Kurram, Kohat, North & South Waziristan) from Tuesday (night) to Friday.

  • Isolated heavy falls may also occur in upper parts of the region. Hailstorm is also expected at isolated places during the period.

Note: Landslides due to heavy rainfall may occur at Chitral, Upper Dir, Swat, Shangla, Kohistan, Battagram, Mansehra and Abbottabad districts.

All the concerned Authorities are advised to remain alert during the forecast period.

                                                                                                                          

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October 02, 2019, 14:00 PST

 

More rains predicted in the region during the current week  

 

Met Office informed that westerly wave is presently affecting upper and central parts of the country. This weather system is likely to interact with monsoon currents on Wednesday (evening/night) and it will grip most parts of the country on Thursday. Under the influence of this weather system:

  • Wind-thunderstorm/rain (with a few moderate to isolated heavy falls) is expected at scattered places in Abbottabad, Mansehra, Haripur, Battagram, Kohistan, Torghar, Malakand, Lower & Upper Dir, Chitral, Bajaur, Swat, Bunner, Shangla, Mardan, Swabi, Peshawar, Nowshera, Charsadda, Mohmand, Khyber, Orakzai, Kohat, Kurram, Hangu, Karak, Bannu, Lakki Marwat, North Waziristan, D.I Khan, Tank and South Waziristan districts from Wednesday to Saturday.

  • Hail-Windstorm is also expected at isolated places in the region during the period.

Note:  Heavy rains may trigger landslides in districts of  Abbottabad, Mansehra, Battagram, Kohistan, Torghar,  Dir, Chitral, Swat and Shangla districts during next 2-3 day. 

All concerned authorities are advised to remain ALERT and take precautionary measures during the forecast period.

                                                                                                                                               

 
 
   
Khyber PukhtunKhwa Weather
September 25, 2019, 11:00 PST
 

Weather Advisory

     
 

Met office informed that more monsoon currents from Bay of Bengal are likely to penetrate in northeastern and south eastern parts of the country and likely to strengthen from Thursday. A westerly wave is also expected to enter upper parts of the country from Friday.

Under the influence of this weather system:

  • Rain/wind-thunderstorm is expected at isolated places in  Abbottabad, Mansehra, Haripur, Battagram, Kohistan, Torghar,  Malakand, Lower & Upper Dir, Chitral, Swat Bunner, Shangla, Bajaur, Mardan, Swabi, Charsadda, Mohmand, Nowshera, Peshawar and Khyber districts during Wednesday and Thursday.

  • Widespread rains-thundershower (with isolated heavy falls) are expected in Abbottabad, Mansehra, Haripur, Battagram, Kohistan, Torghar,  Malakand, Lower & Upper Dir, Chitral, Swat Bunner, Shangla, Bajaur, Mardan, Swabi, Charsadda, Mohmand, Nowshera, Peshawar, Khyber, Kohat, Hangu, Karak, Orakzai, Kurram,  Bannu, Lakki Marwat, North Waziristan, D.I. Khan, Tank and South Waziristan districts from Friday to Monday.

Note: Heavy falls may generate flash flooding in Abbottabad, Mansehra, Haripur, Battagram, Kohistan, Torghar,  Malakand, Lower & Upper Dir, Chitral, Swat Bunner and Shangla districts, while urban flooding in Peshawar and Charsadda districts during Saturday to Monday. Possibility of landslide in Abbottabad, Mansehra, Battagram, Kohistan, Torghar,  Dir, Chitral, Swat and Shangla districts cannot be ruled out during the period.

All concerned authorities are advised to remain ALERT and take precautionary measures during the forecast period.

                                                                                                  
 
   
 
 
 
 

Gul Muhammad

(Duty Forecasting Officer)

 

                                                                                                        

                                                                                         GLOF Alert in Chitral District                                                                         August 14,2020, 16:00 PST

 

Keeping in view the current conditions of increasing temperature, further GLOF events in the upper Chitral area of Yarkhun (Broghal) may occur in next a few days.         

The current meteorological conditions  may trigger GLOF events in Golain and Boni areas of Chitral as well.

Concerned authorities are request to be vigilant and be prepared for any untoward situation.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

                                                                                                                                                                                                               Gul Muhammad

                                                                                                                                                                                                       (Duty Forecasting Officer)

                                                                                                                                                                                 

 

 

 

      
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