REGIONAL FORECASTING OFFICE, KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA

Tel: 091-9212410


 

Press release:                                                                                  Date:  May 16, 2024


Dust storm/thunderstorm-rain is expected in most parts from 16th (evening) to 19th May

Heatwave conditions predicted in the Province is likely from 21st to 27th May

 

Met office informed that a shallow westerly wave is likely to affect the most parts of the province on 16th May (evening/night) and is likely to persist up to 19th May. It is further informed that due to the presence of high pressure in the upper atmosphere, heatwave conditions are likely to develop over most parts of the region. Day temperatures are likely to remain 04 to 06°C appreciably above normal from 21st to 27th May.

Under the influence of this weather system:

Dust storm/thunderstorm with isolated rain is expected in Chitral, Dir (Upper & Lower), Swat, Shangla, Buner, Malakand, Bajaur, Abbottabad, Mansehra, Battagram, Kohistan, Torghar, Haripur, Swabi, Mardan, Mohmand, Khyber, Peshawar, Charsadda, Nowshera, Kohat, Karak, Hangu, Orakzai, Kurram, Bannu, Lakki Marwat, Waziristan (North & South), Dera Ismail Khan and Tank districts from 16th  (evening) to 19th  May.

Possible Impacts and advises:

·       The farmers are advised to manage the crops accordingly.

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

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

 

Note: All concerned authorities are advised to remain “ALERT” and take necessary measures to avoid any untoward situation during the heatwave spell.

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Date:  May 07, 2024 Time of issue: 14:10 PST

                                                                       

Day temperatures are likely to soar during the week

Rain-dust storm/windstorm/thunderstorm predicted during the weekend

 

Regional Meteorological Centre Peshawar has informed that due to prevailing high pressure in the upper atmosphere the day temperatures are likely to increase over most parts of the province. A westerly wave is likely to enter southern parts of the region on 09th May (evening/night) and likely to grip most parts of the region on 10th & 11th May. Under the influence of this weather system:

Ø Day temperatures are likely to remain 02-03°C slightly above normal from 08th to 10th May.

Ø Rain-dust storm/windstorm/thunderstorm is expected in Chitral, Lower & Upper Dir, Malakand, Buner, Swat, Shangla, Kohistan, Battagram, Torghar, Mansehra, Abbottabad,  Haripur, Swabi, Mardan, Nowshera, Charsadda, Peshawar, Bajaur, Mohmand, Khyber, Kurram, Orakzai, Hangu, Kohat, Karak, Bannu, Lakki Marwat, DI Khan, Tank, North & South Waziristan districts from 09th (evening/night) to 12th May (morning). Hailstorm is also expected at isolated places during the period

Possible Impacts and advises:

·        The farmers are advised to manage the watering of crops and wheat harvesting accordingly.

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

·        Dust storm/windstorm/hailstorm and lightning may affect daily routines, standing crops, loose structures like electric poles, vehicles and solar panels etc during the period.

·        Soaring temperatures conditions are likely to subside during the wet days.

Note: All concerned authorities are advised to remain “ALERT” and take necessary measures to avoid any untoward situation during the forecast period.

For latest weather updates please visit: https://rmckpk.pmd.gov.pk/KP-P-W.HTML

 

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Date:  April 22, 2024 Time of issue: 16:30 PST

                                                                       

Rains-wind/thunderstorm predicted during the week (with occasional gaps) in the Province.

 

Regional Meteorological Centre Peshawar has informed that westerly wave is likely to enter western parts of the country on 24th April (night) and likely to grip most parts of the province on 25th April under the influence of this weather system:

Rain-windstorm/thunderstorm (few heavy falls / hailstorm) with snowfall over high mountains is expected in Chitral, Dir (Lower & Upper), Swat, Malakand, Buner, Shangla, Kohistan, Battagram, Torghar, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Swabi, Mardan, Nowshera, Peshawar, Charsadda, Bajaur, Mohmand, Khyber, Kurram, Hangu, Orakzai, Kohat, Karak, Lakki Marwat, Bannu, Tank, DI Khan and Waziristan (North & South) with occasional gaps from 25th  (evening/night) to 29th April.

Possible Impacts and Advises:

·       Moderate to isolated heavy rainfall may cause flash floods in local nullahs/streams of Dir, Swat, Chitral, Shangla, Kohistan, Torghar, Battagram, Mansehra and Abbottabad on 27th & 28th April.

·       Landslides in Chitral, Dir, Swat, Buner, Shangla, Kohistan, Battagram, Torghar, Mansehra and Abbottabad districts may affect the vulnerable points in the area during the wet spell.

·       Windstorm/hailstorm & lighting may affect/damage human lives, standing crops, loose structures like electric poles, vehicles and solar panels etc.

·       Farmers especially in wheat harvesting areas are advised to manage their crops keeping in view the weather conditions.

·       Tourists are advised to avoid unnecessary travelling particularly from 26th to 29th April.

·       Temperatures are likely to drop during the wet spell.

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

Spokesperson

 

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Date:  April 15, 2024 Time of issue: 13:45 PST

                                                                       

More Rains-wind/thunderstorm predicted during the week (with occasional gaps) in the Province.

 

Regional Met Office Peshawar has informed that another strong westerly wave is likely to enter western parts of the country from 16th April (night) and likely to grip upper parts on 18th April under the influence of this weather:

Rain-windstorm/thunderstorm (few heavy, with isolated very heavy falls) with snowfall over high mountains is expected in Chitral, Dir (Lower & Upper), Swat, Abbottabad, Mansehra, Battagram, Haripur, Kohistan, Torghar, Shangla, Buner and Malakand, Waziristan (North & South), Kohat, Lakki Marwat, Bannu, Dera Ismail Khan, Bajaur, Mohmand, Orakzai, Karak, Khyber, Peshawar, Charsadda, Nowshera, Swabi, Mardan and Kurram with occasional gaps from 17th  (night) to 21st April. Hailstorm is also expected at isolated places during the forecast period.

Possible Impacts and Advises:

·       Heavy rainfall with isolated heavy snowfall may cause closure of roads in Chitral, Dir, Swat, Buner, Shangla, Kohistan, Battagram, Torghar, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Kurram and Khyber districts during the forecast period.

·       Landslides in Chitral, Dir, Swat, Buner, Shangla, Kohistan, Battagram, Torghar, Mansehra and Abbottabad districts may affect the vulnerable points in the area during the wet spell.

·       Wind-thunderstorm/hailstorm may damage loose structures like electric poles, Vehicles and solar panels etc.

·       Tourists are advised not to travel unnecessarily, while Farmers are advised to remain cautious about their crops.

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

Spokesperson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

            Press release:    

Date:  April 08, 2024 Time of issue: 14:00 PST

                                                                       

Rainfall with Windstorm/Thunderstorm predicted in the province.

 

Met Office has informed that a westerly weather system is likely to enter upper parts of the country from 10th April followed by another strong westerly wave on 12th April that may grip most parts of the country on 13th April and persist till 15th April. Under the influence of this weather system:

Rain-windstorm/thunderstorm is expected in Chitral, Dir, Swat, Abbottabad, Mansehra, Haripur, Kohistan, Shangla, Buner and Malakand from 10th to 15th April with occasional gaps while, Waziristan, Kohat, Lakki Marwat, Bannu, Dera Ismail Khan, Bajaur, Mohmand, Karak, Khyber, Peshawar, Charsadda, Nowshera, Swabi, Mardan and Kurram with occasional gaps from 12th to 15th April. Isolated heavy fall and hailstorm is also expected from 13th to 15th April.

Possible Impacts and Advises:

·       Heavy rainfall with isolated heavy snowfall may cause closure of roads in Chitral, Dir, Swat, Buner, Shangla, Kohistan, Battagram, Torghar, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Kurram and Khyber districts during the forecast period.

·       Landslides in Chitral, Dir, Swat, Buner, Shangla, Kohistan, Battagram, Torghar, Mansehra and Abbottabad districts may affect the vulnerable points in the area during the wet spell.

·       Wind-thunderstorm/hailstorm may damage loose structures like electric poles, Vehicles and solar panels etc.

·       Tourists are advised not to travel unnecessarily, while Farmers are advised to remain cautious about their crops.

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

Spokesperson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Press release:    

Date:  March 26, 2024 Time of issue: 14:00 PST

                                                                       

Rainfall/snowfall with Windstorm/Thunderstorm predicted in the province.

 

Met Office has informed that a westerly weather system is likely to enter the south western parts of the region on 27th March and likely to grip most parts on 28th March and likely to persist till 31st March. Under the influence of this weather system:

Rain-windstorm/thunderstorm (snowfall over the mountains) is expected in Chitral, Dir, Swat, Abbottabad, Mansehra, Haripur, Kohistan, Shangla, Buner, North & South Waziristan, Kohat, Lakki Marwat, Bannu, Dera Ismail Khan, Bajaur, Malakand, Mohmand, Karak, Khyber, Peshawar, Charsadda, Nowshera, Swabi, Mardan and Kurram with occasional gaps from 27th to 31st March. Isolated heavy rainfall/snowfall and hailstorm is also expected on 29th & 30th March.

Possible Impacts and Advises:

·       Heavy rainfall with isolated heavy snowfall may cause closure of roads in Chitral, Dir, Swat, Buner, Shangla, Kohistan, Battagram, Torghar, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Kurram and Khyber districts during the forecast period.

·       Landslides in Chitral, Dir, Swat, Buner, Shangla, Kohistan, Battagram, Torghar, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Kurram and Khyber districts may affect the vulnerable points in the area during the wet spell.

·       Wind-thunderstorm/hailstorm may damage loose structures like electric poles, Vehicles and solar panels etc.

·       Tourists are advised not to travel unnecessarily, while Farmers are advised to remain cautious about their crops.

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

Spokesperson

 

 

 

 

 

Date:  March 08, 2024 Time of issue: 14:00 PST

                                                                       

Rainfall/snowfall with Windstorm/Thunderstorm & Isolated Hailstorm predicted in most parts of the province.

 

Regional Weather Forecasting Centre, Peshawar has informed that a westerly wave is likely to enter Balochistan on 09th March and likely to approach western parts of Khyber PK on 10th March (evening/night) and may persist on upper parts of the province on 11th March. Another relatively strong westerly wave in quick succession is likely to enter western parts of the country on 12th March (evening/night) and may persist over upper parts of the country until 14th March.

Under the influence of these weather systems:

Rain-wind/thunderstorm (Snowfall over the hills) is expected in Chitral, Upper Dir, Lower Dir, Swat, Shangla, Buner, Malakand, Bajaur, Mohmand, Abbottabad, Mansehra, Kohistan, Torghar, Battagram, Haripur, Swabi, Mardan, Peshawar, Charsadda, Nowshera, Khyber, Kurram, Orakzai, Hangu Kohat, Karak, Lakki Marwat, Bannu North & South Waziristan, Dera Ismail Khan and Tank districts on 10th March (evening/night) & 11th March and from 12th March (evening/night) to 14th March.  Isolated heavy rain (heavy snowfall) and hailstorm is also expected on 13th & 14th March.

 

Possible Impacts and Advises:

·       Heavy rain with isolated heavy snowfall may cause closure of roads in Chitral, Dir, Swat, Buner, Shangla, Kohistan, Battagram, Torghar, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Kurram and Khyber districts on 13th & 14th March.

·       Landslides in Chitral, Dir, Swat, Buner, Shangla, Kohistan, Battagram, Torghar, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Kurram and Khyber districts may affect the vulnerable points in the area during the wet spell.

·       Wind-thunderstorm/hailstorm may damage loose structures like electric poles, Vehicles and solar panels etc.

·       Tourists are advised not to travel unnecessarily, while Farmers are advised to remain cautious about their crops.

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

Spokesperson

 

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Date:  February 27, 2024 Time of issue: 15:00 PST

                                                                       

Torrential Rainfall/Heavy snowfall with Windstorm/Thunderstorm & Isolated Hailstorm predicted in most parts of the province from 29th February to 03rd March. Heavy Rainfall may generate flash floods/Heavy snowfall may disrupt daily life in vulnerable areas

 

Heavy to extremely heavy widespread rain with windstorm/thunderstorm (Heavy snowfall over the hills) is expected in Chitral, Upper Dir, Lower Dir Swat, Shangla, Buner, Malakand, Bajaur, Mohmand, Abbottabad, Mansehra, Kohistan, Torghar, Battagram, Haripur, Swabi, Mardan, Peshawar, Charsadda, Nowshera, Khyber, Kurram, Orakzai, Hangu Kohat, Karak, Lakki Marwat, Bannu North & South Waziristan, Dera Ismail Khan and Tank districts from 29th Feb to 03rd March. Isolated hailstorm is also likely to occur during the period.

Possible Impacts and Advises:

·       Heavy rain/snowfall may cause landslides and closure of roads in Chitral, Dir, Swat, Shangla, Kohistan, Torghar, Battagram, Mansehra and Abbottabad districts.

·       Heavy rainfall may cause flash flooding in hill torrents and local nullah’s as well as urban flooding in main cities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during the forecast period.

·       Wind-thunderstorm / hailstorm may damage loose structures like electric poles, Vehicles and solar panels etc.

·       Farmers and tourists are advised to remain extra cautious during the spell.

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

Spokesperson

 

 

 

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Rain-Wind/Thunderstorm (Snowfall over the hills) with isolated Hailstorm predicted in the province from 25th to 27th February, 2024

Regional Weather Forecasting Centre, Peshawar informed that a westerly wave is likely to approach on 25th night in the region.

Under the influence of this weather system:

Rain-wind/thunderstorm (snowfall over the hills) is expected in Chitral, Lower & Upper Dir, Malakand, Buner, Swat, Shangla, Kohistan, Torghar, Battagram, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Swabi, Mardan, Nowshera, Peshawar, Charsadda, Bajaur, Mohmand, Khyber, Kurram, Orakzai, Hangu, Karak, Kohat, Bannu, Lakki Marwat, Tank, DI Khan, North & South Waziristan districts with occasional gaps. Isolated hailstorm/ heavy rain fall may also occur during the period.

Possible Impacts and Advises:

·       Heavy rain/snowfall may cause landslides and closure of roads in Chitral, Dir, Swat, Shangla, Kohistan, Torghar, Battagram, Mansehra and Abbottabad districts.

·       Wind-thunderstorm / hailstorm may damage loose structures like electric poles, Vehicles and solar panels etc.

·       Farmers and tourists are advised to remain extra cautious during the spell.

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

Spokesperson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Press release:    

Date:  February 15, 2024 Time of issue: 1430 PST

Rain-Wind/Thunderstorm (Snowfall over the hills) with isolated Hailstorm predicted in the province from 18th to 20th February, 2024

Regional Weather Forecasting Centre, Peshawar informed that a strong westerly wave is likely to approach on 18th in the region.

Under the influence of this weather system:

Moderate to heavy rain-wind/thunderstorm (snowfall over the hills) is expected in Chitral, Lower & Upper Dir, Malakand, Buner, Swat, Shangla, Kohistan, Torghar, Battagram, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Swabi, Mardan, Nowshera, Peshawar, Charsadda, Bajaur, Mohmand, Khyber, Kurram, Orakzai, Hangu, Karak, Kohat, Bannu, Lakki Marwat, Tank, DI Khan, North & South Waziristan districts. Isolated hailstorm may also occur during the period.

Possible Impacts and Advises:

·       Heavy rain/snowfall may cause landslides and closure of roads in Chitral, Dir, Swat, Shangla, Kohistan, Torghar, Battagram, Mansehra and Abbottabad districts.

·       Wind-thunderstorm / hailstorm may damage loose structures like electric poles, Vehicles and solar panels etc.

·       Farmers and tourists are advised to remain extra cautious during the spell.

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

Spokesperson

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Date:  January 30, 2024 Time of issue: 1415 PST

More rain with isolated heavy rain/snow predicted in the province from 31st Jan to 04th Feb, 2024

Regional Weather Forecasting Centre, Peshawar informed that a westerly wave is affecting the province and may persist until 04th February. Under the influence of this weather system:

Moderate to heavy rain/ snowfall over the hills is expected in Chitral, Lower & Upper Dir, Malakand, Buner, Swat, Shangla, Kohistan, Torghar, Battagram, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Swabi, Mardan, Nowshera, Peshawar, Bajaur, Mohmand, Khyber, Kurram, Orakzai, Hangu, Karak, Kohat, Bannu, Lakki Marwat, Tank, DI Khan, North & South Waziristan districts, with occasional gaps.

Possible Impacts and Advises:

·       Moderate to isolated heavy rain/snowfall may cause landslides in Chitral, Dir, Swat, Shangla, Kohistan, Torghar,  Battagram, Mansehra and Abbottabad districts, on 31st January & 01st February.

·       Tourists are advised to remain cautious during the wet spell.

·       Rain may be beneficial for the standing crops.

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

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                                                                               Date:  January 12, 2024 Time of issue: 1615 PST

No significant weather is expected during the next week

Regional Meteorological Centre, Peshawar informed that due to stable weather conditions, cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the province during the next week. Dense foggy conditions in patches are also likely in plain areas of the province, while frost is also expected in most parts of the of the province.

Light rain (with light snowfall over the hills) is expected in Chitral and surround areas on 13th, 16th, and 17th January.

Possible Impacts and Advises:

·                                          Rain fed areas will remain under water stress condition, general public is advised to use the water judiciously.

·                                          Travelers are advised to remain cautious and avoid necessary travelling during foggy days.

·                                          Due to foggy conditions in plain areas day temperatures are likely to remain 4 to 6 ℃ below normal.

·                                          Exposure to a foggy environment may cause health issues.

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

                                                                                                                                                                   
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  Press release:                                                                                                                                                                                         Date:  January 03, 2024 Time of issue: 1530 PST

Dense Foggy Conditions Over Plains Whereas Cold Wave Conditions Over Mountainous Areas

in the Province are likely to Continue in the Coming Few Days 

Moderate to dense foggy conditions are very likely to continue over plains including Peshawar, Charsadda, Mardan, Swabi, Nowshera, Haripur, Kohat, Karak, Bannu, Lakki Marwat,  Dera Ismail Khan, Tank as well as over Motorway (M1) and Highways whereas, cold wave conditions are also very likely to continue over mountainous areas including Chitral, Dir (Upper & Lower), Swat, Malakand, Shangla, Bunner, Abbottabad, Battagram, Kohistan, Mansehra, Torghar, Hangu districts etc.

Possible Impacts and Advises:

·      Day temperatures (Maximum Temperatures) are likely to drop from 3 to 5℃ due to foggy conditions.

·      Travelers are advised to remain cautious and avoid necessary travelling during foggy days.

·      Flight, Railways and Highways/Motorways operations may be disrupted.

·      Exposure to a foggy environment may cause health issues.

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

                                                                                                                                                                   
                                            Spokesperson

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Oct 12, 2023 Time of issue:  17:45 PST   

 Rain-wind/Thunderstorm (snow over mountains) from 13th to 17th October with occasional gaps 

Regional Meteorological Office, Peshawar informed  that a westerly system is likely to enter upper parts in the evening/night on 13th October  and likely to catch the upper/central parts on 14th (night). Under the influence of this weather system:

·      Rain-wind/thunderstorm (moderate to isolated heavy falls) is expected in Chitral, Dir, Swat, Malakand, Shangla, Buner, Mansehra, Kohistan, Abbottabad, Swabi, Khyber, Mohmand, Bajaur, Peshawar, Mardan, Nowshera, Charsadda, Kurram, Kohat, Hangu, Orakzai, Bannu, Karak, Lakki Marwat, Tank, Waziristan and Dera Ismail Khan from 13th (evening/night) to 17th with occasional gaps.

·      Moderate to heavy snowfall is also expected at scattered places over high mountains of the province during the period.

·      Isolated hailstorm is likely over plain areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during the forecast period.

Impacts and Advises:

·         Moderate to heavy falls may increase water flows in the local nullahs and streams  of Chitral, Dir, Swat, Kohistan, Shangla, Buner, Mansehra, Mardan, Charsadda, Swabi, Peshawar, Kohat & Abbottabad during the spell.

·         The weather system may trigger landslides in the vulnerable areas of Chitral, Dir, Swat, Kohistan, Shangla, Buner, Mansehra and Abbottabad.

·         Hailstorm may cause injuries to people and cattle at open places; loose structures, vehicles, and crops.

·         Wind-thunderstorm may damage loose structures like electric poles, solar panels, trees etc. 

·         Temperatures are likely to drop significantly.

·         Farmers are advised to manage their activities keeping in view the weather forecast.

·         Tourists and travelers are advised to remain cautious to avoid any untoward situation during the wet spell.

·         General Public is advised to stay at safe places during wind-hail storm/lightning/rains. 

·         NOTE:

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

For latest updates, kindly visit: https://rmckpk.pmd.gov.pk

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Date:  Sep 28, 2023 Time of issue:  16:30 PST   

 Rain-wind/thunderstorm predicted in Khyber PK from Thursday (evening/night) to Saturday 

Regional Meteorological Office, Peshawar informed that a westerly wave is likely to enter upper parts of the country on Thursday (evening/night). Under the influence of this weather system:

·      Rain/wind-thunderstorm (with isolated heavy falls, and snowfall over high mountains) is expected in Chitral, Lower & Upper Dir, Malakand, Buner, Swat, Shangla, Kohistan, Torghar, Battagram, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Bajaur, Mohmand, and Khyber districts, from Thursday (evening/night) to Saturday, with occasional gaps.

·      Rain/wind-thunderstorm (with isolated hailstorm) is expected in Mardan, Swabi, Nowshera, Peshawar, Charsadda, Kurram, Hangu, Orakzai, Kohat, Karak, Lakki Marwat, Bannu, North & South Waziristan, Tank and DI Khan districts, on Thursday (evening/night) & Friday, with occasional gaps.

Impacts and Advises:

·         Landslides is likely to trigger in the hilly areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during the wet spell.

·         Farmers are advised to manage their activities keeping in view the weather forecast.

·         Temperatures are likely to drop significantly.

·         Tourists and travelers are advised to remain cautious to avoid any untoward situation during the wet spell.

·         Wind-thunderstorm may damage loose structures like electric poles, solar panels, trees etc. 

·         Hailstorm may cause injuries to people and cattle at open places; loose structures, vehicles, and crops.

·         General Public is advised to stay at safe places during wind-hail storm/lightning/rains. 

NOTE:

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

For latest updates, kindly visit: https://rmckpk.pmd.gov.pk

 

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Date:  Sep 18, 2023 Time of issue:  15:30 PST   

 Rain-wind/Thunderstorm predicted in Khyber PK is extended up to 21st September with occasional gaps  

Regional Met Office, Peshawar informed that light to moderate monsoon currents, in view of a Low Pressure Area (LPA) presents, over Southeast of Rajasthan (India) and its likely south-westwards' movement during next 48 hours, are penetrating in Khyber PK, until 21st September, 2023. Under the influence of this:

Rain/wind-thundershower is expected in Abbottabad, Haripur, Mansehra, Battagram, Torghar, Kohistan, Shangla, Chitral, Lower & Upper Dir, Swat, Buner, Malakand, Bajaur, Mardan, Swabi, Nowshera, Peshawar, Charsadda, Mohmand, Khyber, Kurram, Orakzai, Kohat, Hangu, Karak, Bannu, Lakki Marwat, North & South Waziristan, Tank and DI Khan districts from 18th (evening/night) to 21st September with occasional gaps.

Impacts and Advises:

·         Landslides is likely to trigger in the hilly areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during the wet spell.

·         Farmers are advised to manage their activities keeping in view the weather forecast.

·         Tourists and travelers are advised to remain cautious to avoid any untoward situation during the wet spell.

·         Wind-thunderstorm may damage loose structures like electric poles, solar panels, trees etc. 

·         General Public is advised to stay at safe places during wind-storm/lightning/heavy rains. 

 

NOTE:

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

For latest updates, kindly visit: https://rmckpk.pmd.gov.pk

      Spokesperson

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Date:  Sep 13, 2023 Time of issue:  13:30 PST   

 Rain-wind/Thunderstorm predicted from 15th to 20th September with Occasional Gaps  

               Regional Met Office, Peshawar informed that moderate monsoon currents from Bay of Bengal are likely to penetrate in upper parts of the country from 15th (evening/night). A westerly wave is also likely to enter in these areas on 16th September. Under the influence of this:

    Rain/wind-thunderstorm (
with few moderate to isolated heavy falls) is expected in  Chitral, Upper and Lower Dir, Swat, Shangla, Buner, Malakand, Mansehra, Kohistan, Abbottabad, Haripur, Kohat, Hangu, Karak, Kurrum Peshawar, Charsadda, Nowshera, Bajaur, Khyber, Mardan and Swabi from 15th (evening/night) to 20th September with occasional gaps.


Rain/wind-thunderstorm is also expected in Lakki Marwat, Dera Ismail Khan, Bannu,  Waziristan,  from 16th (evening/night) to 18th September with occasional gaps.

Impacts and Advises:

·         Moderate to heavy rains may increase the water flows in the local Nullahs/streams of Chitral, Dir, Swat, Kohistan, Shangla, Buner, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Swabi, and Mardan districts from 15th to 20th September .

·         Moderate to heavy rains may cause urban flooding in low-lying areas of the province from 15th to 20th September .

·         Landslides is likely to trigger in the hilly areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during the wet spell.

·         Dam operators are advised to manage reservoirs levels accordingly during the wet spell.

·         Prevailing hot and very humid conditions are likely to subside during the spell.

·         Farmers are advised to manage their activities keeping in view the weather forecast.

·         Tourists and travelers are advised to remain extra cautious to avoid any untoward situation during the wet spell.

·         Wind-thunderstorm may damage loose structures like electric poles, solar panels, trees etc. 

·         General Public is advised to stay at safe places during wind-storm/lightning/heavy rains. 

 

NOTE:

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

For latest updates, kindly visit: https://rmckpk.pmd.gov.pk

                  Spokesperson

 

 

                            Date:  August 21, 2023

                          Time of issue:  21:30 PST

More Monsoon Rains with occasional gaps predicted in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during 23rd to 27th August, 2023

Regional Met Office, Peshawar informed that moderate monsoon winds from Arabian Sea are likely to penetrate in upper parts of the country from 22nd August (evening/night) . A westerly weather is also likely to enter upper parts on 23rd August. Under the influence of these systems:

·         Rain/wind-thundershower (with few moderate to heavy falls) is expected in Chitral, Dir (Upper & Lower), Swat, Shangla, Buner, Malakand, Kohistan, Battagram, Torghar, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Mardan, Swabi, Nowshera, Peshawar, Charsadda, Mohmand, Bajaur, Khyber, Kohat, Karak, Orakzai, Hangu, and Kurram districts from 23rd to 27th August with occasional gaps.

·         Rain/wind-thundershower is also expected in Lakki Marwat, Bannu, Dera Ismail Khan, Tank, Waziristan (North & South) districts from 24th to 26th August with occasional gaps.

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Impacts and Advises:

·         Moderate to heavy rains may increase the water flows in the local Nullahs/streams of Chitral, Dir, Swat, Kohistan, Shangla, Buner, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Swabi, and Mardan districts from 23rd to 25th August.

·         Moderate to heavy rains may cause urban flooding in low-lying areas of the province from 23rd to 26th August .

·         Landslides is likely to trigger in the hilly areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during the wet spell.

·         Dam operators are advised to manage reservoirs levels accordingly during the wet spell.

·         Prevailing hot and very humid conditions are likely to subside during the spell.

·         Farmers are advised to manage their activities keeping in view the weather forecast.

·         Tourists and travelers are advised to remain extra cautious to avoid any untoward situation during the wet spell.

·         Wind-thunderstorm may damage loose structures like electric poles, solar panels, trees etc. 

·         Public is advised to stay at safe places during wind-storm/lightning/heavy rains. 

 

NOTE:

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

For latest updates, kindly visit: https://rmckpk.pmd.gov.pk

                  Spokesperson

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   Date:  August 11, 2023

   Time of issue:     20:30 PST

More Monsoon Rains with occasional gaps predicted in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during 13th to 16th August, 2023

Regional Met Office, Peshawar informed that moderate monsoon winds from Arabian Sea are penetrating in upper parts of the country. A westerly weather is also likely to approach upper parts on 13th August. Under the influence of these systems:

·         Rain/wind-thundershower (with few moderate to heavy falls) is expected in Chitral, Dir (Upper & Lower), Swat, Shangla, Buner, Malakand, Kohistan, Battagram, Torghar, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Mardan, Swabi, Nowshera, Peshawar, Charsadda, Mohmand, Bajaur, Khyber, Orakzai and Kurram districts from 13th (evening/night) to 16th August, 2023 with occasional gaps.

·         Rain/wind-thundershower is also expected in Hangu, Kohat, Karak, Lakki Marwat, Bannu, Dera Ismail Khan, Tank, Waziristan (North & South) districts from 14th to 16th August, 2023 with occasional gaps.

Impacts and Advises:

·         Heavy rains may increase the water flow in the local Nullahs and streams of Chitral, Dir, Swat, Kohistan, Shangla, Buner, Manshera, Abbottabad, Swabi, Mardan, Peshawar districts during the forecast period.

·         Moderate to heavy rains may cause urban flooding in low-lying areas of the province during the period.

·         Landslides is likely to trigger in the hilly areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during the wet spell.

·         Farmers are advised to manage their activities keeping in view the weather forecast.

·         Tourists and travelers are advised to remain extra cautious to avoid any untoward situation during the wet spell.

·         Wind-thunderstorm may damage loose structures like electric poles, solar panels, trees etc. 

·         Public is advised to stay at safe places during wind-storm/lightning/heavy rains. 

 

NOTE:

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

For latest updates, kindly visit: https://rmckpk.pmd.gov.pk

                  Spokesperson

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                              Date:  August 01, 2023

                                   Time of issue: 15:30 PST

More Monsoon Rains Predicted In Most Parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa During the Week

Regional Met Office, Peshawar informed that monsoon winds from Arabian Sea are likely to penetrate in the province during the current week. A westerly weather system is also likely to interact with the monsoon weather system. Under the influence of these systems:

·         Rain/wind-thundershower (with isolated heavy falls) is expected in Chitral, Dir (Upper & Lower), Swat, Shangla, Buner, Malakand, Kohistan, Battagram, Torghar, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Mardan, Swabi, Nowshera, Peshawar, Charsadda, Mohmand, Bajaur and  Khyber districts from 02nd (evening/night) to 07th August, 2023 with occasional gaps.

·         Rain/wind-thundershower is also expected in Kurram, Orakzai, Hangu, Lakki Marwat, Kohat, Dera Ismail Khan, Bannu, Karak, Tank, Waziristan (North & South) districts from 04th (evening/night) to 07th August, 2023 with occasional gaps.

Impacts and Advises:

·         Heavy rains may increase the water flow in the local Nullahs and streams of Chitral, Dir, Swat, Kohistan, Shangla, Buner, Manshera, Abbottabad, Swabi, Mardan, Peshawar districts during the forecast period.

·         Heavy rainfall may cause urban flooding in low-lying areas of the province during the period.

·         Landslides is very likely to trigger in the hilly areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during the wet spell.

·         Farmers are advised to manage their activities keeping in view the weather forecast.

·         Tourists and travelers are advised to remain extra cautious to avoid any untoward situation during the wet spell.

·         Wind-thunderstorm may damage loose structures like electric poles, solar panels, trees etc. 

·         Public is advised to stay at safe places during wind-storm/lightning/heavy rains. 

 

NOTE:

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

For latest updates, kindly visit: https://rmckpk.pmd.gov.pk

                  Spokesperson

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                             Date:  27th  July, 2023

                                   Time of issue: 1500 hrs PST

 Vigorously Monsoon Activity  likely in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during next three days with occasional gaps

Regional Meteorological Center Peshawar, informed  that monsoon currents from Arabian sea are continuously penetrating in the country. A westerly wave is also present over upper and central parts of the country.

Under the influence of these weather systems:

·      Rain/wind-thundershower (with isolated to scattered heavy falls) is expected in Abbottabad, Haripur, Mansehra, Battagram, Torghar, Kohistan, Shangla, Chitral, Lower & Upper Dir, Swat, Buner, Malakand, Bajaur, Mardan, Swabi, Nowshera, Peshawar, Charsadda, Mohmand, Khyber, Kurram, Orakzai, Kohat, Hangu, Karak, Bannu, Lakki Marwat, North & South Waziristan, Tank and DI Khan districts from 27th (night) to 30th, July with occasional gaps.

Impacts and Advises: 

·         Heavy rains may cause urban flooding in low lying areas of  Peshawar, Mardan, Swabi, Nowshera, Charsadda, Abbottabad & DI Khan during 27th (night) to 29th, July.

·         Heavy rains may generate flash flooding in Swat, Buner, Chitral, Dir, Shangla, Kohistan, Battagram, Torghar, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Kurram, Orakzai and Khyber districts during 27th (night) to 29th, July.

·         Heavy rains may trigger landslides in the vulnerable areas of Swat, Chitral, Dir, Shangla, Kohistan, Battagram, Torghar, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Kurram and Khyber districts during the wet spell.

·         Travelers and tourists are advised to remain extra cautious to avoid any untoward situation during the wet spell.

·         Farmers are advised to manage their activities keeping in view the weather forecast.

·         Wind-thunderstorm & heavy falls may damage loose structure like electric poles, sign boards, solar panels etc.

·         General public is advised to stay at safe places during Wind storm/lightening/heavy falls.

NOTE:

All concerned authorities are particularly advised to remain 'ALERT'  and to take necessary precautionary measure during the forecast period.

For latest updates, kindly visit: https://rmckpk.pmd.gov.pk/KP-P-W.HTML

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Spokesperson 

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                    REGIONAL FORECASTING OFFICE, KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA          Tel: 091-9212410                            

 

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                                   Date: 24th July, 2023

                                          Time of issue: 16:00 PST

 Monsoon Rains  are likely to continue in coming days with occasional gaps.

Regional Meteorological Center Peshawar, informed  that monsoon currents from Bay of  Bengal  and Arabian sea. A fresh Westerly wave is also to enter upper parts of the region from 25th July. Under the influence of this, the weather will be as follows.,

·      Rain/wind-thundershower (with few heavy falls) is expected in Abbottabad, Haripur, Mansehra, Battagram, Torghar, Kohistan, Shangla, Chitral, Lower & Upper Dir, Swat, Buner, Malakand, Bajaur, Mardan, Swabi, Nowshera, Peshawar, Charsadda, Mohmand, Khyber, Kurram, Orakzai, Kohat, Hangu, Karak, Bannu, Lakki Marwat, North & South Waziristan, Tank and DI Khan districts from 25th  to 30th, July with occasional gaps.

Impacts and Advises: 

·         Heavy rain may cause urban flooding in low lying areas of  Peshawar, Mardan, Swabi, Nowshera, Charsadda, Abbottabad & DI Khan.

·         Heavy rains may generate flash flooding in Swat, Chitral, Dir, Shangla, Kohistan, Battagram, Torghar, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Kurram, Orakzai and Khyber districts during the wet spell.

·         Heavy rains may trigger landslides in the vulnerable areas of Swat, Chitral, Dir, Shangla, Kohistan, Battagram, Torghar, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Kurram and Khyber districts during wet spell.

·         Travelers and tourists are advised to remain extra cautious to avoid any untoward situation during the wet spell.

·         Farmers are advised to manage their activities keeping in view the weather forecast.

·         Wind-thunderstorm & heavy falls may damage loose structure like electric poles, sign boards, solar panels etc.

·          General public is advised to stay at safe places during Wind storm/lightening/heavy falls.

NOTE:

All concerned authorities are particularly advised to remain 'ALERT'  and to take necessary precautionary measure during the forecast period.

For latest updates, kindly visit: https://rmckpk.pmd.gov.pk/KP-P-W.HTML

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Spokesperson 

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     REGIONAL FORECASTING OFFICE, KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA          Tel: 091-9212410                            

 

Press Release: 

 

                                   Date:21st   July, 2023

                                          Time of issue: 18:00 PST

 Monsoon Rains  are likely to continue in coming days.

Regional Meteorological Center Peshawar, informed  that monsoon currents from Bay of  Bengal  are continuously  penetrating  in  the country and a Westerly trough is also affecting upper parts of the country and are likely to persist for the next few days. Under the influence of these weather systems:

·      Rain-thundershower/wind (with heavy to very heavy falls) are expected in Abbottabad, Haripur, Mansehra, Battagram, Kohistan, Torghar, Shangla, Chitral, Lower & Upper Dir, Swat, Buner, Bajaur Malakand, Mohmand, Mardan, Swabi, Charsadda, Nowshera, Peshawar, Khyber, Kurram, Orakzai, Kohat, Hangu, Karak, Bannu, Lakki Marwat, North & South Waziristan, Tank and Dera Ismail Khan districts  from 22nd to 26th July, 2023 with occasional gaps.

Impacts and Advises: 

·         Heavy rain may cause urban flooding in low lying areas of  Peshawar, Mardan, Swabi, Nowshera, Charsadda & D.I.Khan and may trigger landslides in the vulnerable areas of Swat, Chitral, Dir, Shangla, Kohistan, Battagram, Torghar, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Kurram and Khyber districts during the forecast period.

·         Heavy rain may cause flash flooding in Swat, Chitral, Dir, Shangla, Kohistan, Battagram, Torghar, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Kurram, Orakzai and Khyber districts.

·         Travelers and tourists are advised to remain extra cautious to avoid any untoward situation during the spell.

·         Farmers are advised to manage their activities keeping in view the weather forecast.

·         Wind-thunderstorm & heavy falls may damage loose structure like electric poles, sign boards, solar panels etc.

·          General public is advised to stay at safe places during Wind-thunderstorm & heavy falls.

NOTE:

All concerned authorities are particularly advised to remain 'ALERT'  and to take necessary precautionary measure during the forecast period.

For latest updates, kindly visit: https://rmckpk.pmd.gov.pk/KP-P-W.HTML

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Spokesperson 

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                                   Date: 17th July, 2023

                                          Time of issue: 14:15 PST

More Monsoon Rains  Predicted During the Week.

Regional Meteorological Center Peshawar, informed  that monsoon currents from Arabian sea are likely to penetrate in upper and central parts of the country from 18th July (night) which are likely to intensify on 19th July. Under the influence of these weather systems:

·      Rain/wind-thundershower (with heavy falls) is expected in Abbottabad, Haripur, Mansehra, Battagram, Kohistan, Torghar, Shangla, Chitral, Lower & Upper Dir, Swat, Buner, Malakand, Bajaur, Mohmand, Mardan, Swabi, Charsadda, N