Pakistan

Monsoon 2011 – Update 15-08-2011

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  • WEATHER FORECAST NEXT 24 HOURS

Widespread thundershowers with heavy falls at scattered places & very heavy falls at isolated places is expected over the upper catchments of Rivers Sutlej, Beas & Ravi. Scattered thunder showers are expected over the upper catchments of River Chenab, North &Northeast Punjab. Isolated thundershower is expected over south Punjab, Sindh & Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

  • MONSOON SPELL CONTINUES

Flood Forecasting Division Reports: The current spell of monsoon rains would continue for next 1-2 days in the country. As a result, some more rains with isolated heavy falls are expected in lower Sindh (Districts Hyderabad & Mirpur Khas), upper Punjab (Rawalpindi, Gujranwala & Lahore Divisions) and Kashmir during the next 12 - 24 hours. River Sutlej at Ganda Singh Wala is likely to attain Low Flood Level with flood flows ranging between 50,000 to 70,000 cusecs during the period from 0100 hours PST of 16th August, 2011 to 0100 hours PST of 17th August, 2011.
Today: Scattered rain/thundershower with isolated heavy falls in Punjab, Sindh and Kashmir. Scattered rain/thundershower also in upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Northeast Balochistan.

  • SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL (in mm)

Significant rainfall events reported during the past 24 hours include: Mithi=32,
Kotnaina=31,Muzaffarabad=23, Lahore(Shahdara=21,Shahi Qilla=08,Upper Mall=07, Misri Shah &City=06 each& Airport=02),Shakargarh & Bahawalnagar=15 (each),Domel G.S.Wala=14(each),
Khuzdar& Rawalakot=12(each), Palandri=11,Murree=08, Balakot =07, Gujranwala(Cantt) &Kakul=06(each), Bahawalpur (City=06 &Airport=03), Sibbi=05, Karachi(Airport)=04,
Sargodha(Airport=04&City=03), Chhor, Okara & Kalam=03 (each), Sehrkakota, Kurram garhi, Oghi & Faisalabad=02(each),Sialkot (Airport=02&Cantt =Trace), Ura, Chattarkallas, Phulra, Nowshera, Kotli & Lasbela =01(each), Shorkot, Gilgit, Sahiwal, D.G.Khan, Multan, Bannu & Skardu=Trace(each)

  • RIVERS’ STATUS

River Ravi at Balloki is in Low Flood Level and rising. River Sutlej at Ganda Singh Wala is likely to attain Low Flood Level tonight. Rest of the rivers flowing in normal levels, and even after yesterday’s rains, the depth and inflow outflow remains either low or below low.
Nula Lai is currently flowing at normal level at all of its observation points.