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The Pakistan Meteorological Division on Saturday mentioned that this yr, Karachi and different elements of Sindh are prone to obtain greater than normal rainfall within the monsoon season.

It mentioned that the same old quantity of rain recorded for Karachi within the month of July is 60mm, for August is 60.9mm and for September is 11mm.

In a monsoon outlook advisory for the complete nation, the PMD mentioned that this yr, the onset of the wet season is anticipated between June 27 and 30.

Pakistan to obtain extra rainfall than normal this yr

The higher half of Punjab, northern Balochistan and Kashmir are additionally prone to obtain reasonably above regular rainfall through the season.

“Area weighted normal rainfall of Pakistan during July-September is 140.8 mm,” learn the advisory.

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PMD mentioned that through the monsoon season, flash flooding in hill torrents of Punjab, Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, apart from city flooding in main plain areas of Punjab, Sindh and KP “cannot be ruled out”.

Resulting from excessive hydro-meteorological occasions over catchments, riverine floods could happen, it added.

“Above normal temperatures in high altitudes are likely to increase the rate of snowmelt in the Northern Areas subsequently increasing the chances of base flow in the Upper Indus basin,” the advisory mentioned.

The PMD mentioned that on the flip facet, a very good impression could be that ample water could be accessible for irrigation and for the facility sectors.

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