NDMA issues weather advisory

NationalNDMA issues weather advisory

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Apropos NDMA’s NEOC prediction most parts of the Country are likely to experience moderate to heavy rainfall isolated thunderstorms are expected with heavy snowfall on hilly areas in the next 48 hours.

A western disturbance has moved away from Balochistan and Sindh provinces. Over the next 12 to 24 hours, northern parts of the Country including KPK, GB, AJK, Upper and Central Punjab will experience moderate heavy rainfall/ snow/ Isolated Thunderstorms and hailstorms as well.


The next spell of rain is expected from March 5 to 7, affecting Balochistan along with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan, and upper regions of Punjab.

Some areas in southern Punjab may also receive rainfall. This system will bring possibilities of precipitation to northwestern Sindh.

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has issued fresh advisory to concerned Federal Ministries / Departments, respective provincial governments, their line departments including PIDs, PDMAs / GBDMA / SDMA, District Administrations / DDMAs, Municipal Administrations and major metropolis to remain vigilant and take all necessary precautionary measures.

The NDMA has also advised the relevant departments to ensure pre-placement of necessary inventory/equipment along with availability of POL at identified vulnerable locations to back-up generators for de-watering pumps in case of urban flooding.

Moreover, the Municipal Administration has directed to carry out better solid waste management services to avoid choking of main sewerage and drainages in case of torrential rains.

Furthermore, the NDMA has instructed relevant departments to coordinate with NHA, FWO and C&W for restoration of roads and pre-placement of necessary machinery at strategic locations to respond land sliding immediately.

In its advisory, the NDMA has urged travellers and passengers to take precautions during travel to hilly terrains.

The public is advised to take precautionary measures in case of urban flooding and stay informed to latest weather update.

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