The Meteorological Department has forecast heavy winds/storms and thundershowers in most parts of the country, including the provincial capital, from Wednesday to Friday.
According to a spokesperson of the Pakistan Meteorological Department, moderate monsoon winds from the Bay of Bengal are likely to enter the upper regions of the country from September 15 (evening/night).
A westerly wave is also likely to enter these areas on September 16. Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum, Mandi Bahauddin, Hafizabad, Gujranwala, rain/storm and thundershowers (with few moderate to isolated heavy rains) are expected under the influence of this system. Gujarat, Sialkot, Narowal, Lahore, Kasur and Sheikhupura from 15th (evening/night) to 20th September with occasional breaks.
Mianwali, Sargodha, Khushab, Faisalabad, Toba Tek Singh, Jhang and Bhakkar are also likely to experience intermittent rain/wind and thundershowers between September 16 to 18 (evening/night).
Moderate to heavy rains from September 17 to 19 may increase water flow in local drains/rivers while moderate to heavy rains may trigger landslides in vulnerable areas during this period.
Very hot and humid conditions are expected during the season and farmers are advised to manage their cropping activities accordingly.
Tourists and travelers are advised to be cautious during this period to avoid any untoward situation as thunderstorms may damage loose structures like electric poles, solar panels etc.