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Ongoing rain spell in country to continue till Monday: NDMA
April 19, 2024

National Emergencies Operation Center of the NDMA has predicted that the ongoing rainspell in the country will continue till Monday with potential flooding in Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.      

The expected rainfall may trigger flash floods in local nullahs of several regions, including Khuzdar, Ziarat, Zhob, Sherani, Muslim Bagh, Quetta, Pishin, Kech, Panjgur, Gwadar, and Turbat.                             

A subsequent rain spell from 25th to 29th of this month will cause heavy rainfall and possible hailstorms, affecting various regions including Balochistan, Sindh, and Punjab.                                              

NDMA has advised relevant departments to enhance preparedness for flash floods, especially in vulnerable areas, and urged local authorities to ensure readiness for emergency response.            

Farmers, cattle owners, tourists, and travellers are also advised to remain cautious during this period, checking weather and road conditions before traveling, and taking necessary steps to protect crops, livestock, and personal safety.