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Met office forecasts fresh rain spell from Tuesday
August 14, 2022

DG, Met Office Mahr Sahibzad Khan says a new spell of rain is expected on 16th, 17th, and 18th of this month in areas of South Punjab, Sindh and Balochistan.

Speaking in a program of News and Current Affairs Channel of Radio Pakistan, he said last night, rainfall in many cities of South Punjab resulted into flash flooding. 

He said 110 millimetre rain was recorded in Barkhan area, which can lead to flood. DG Met Office said all the relevant institutions are working day and night to protect people from damages. He said abnormal weather phenomenon is being witnessed this year worldwide due to climate change.

He said heatwave were witnessed in Pakistan as early as in March which was unusual. Similarly, monsoon rains were also above normal this year. He said currently Europe and many other parts of the world are also facing drought-like conditions due to excessive heat.