Strong warning issued for Lahore by PMD
LAHORE - A strong weather warning has been issued by the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) on Saturday.
PMD has warned that provincial capital Lahore is expected to receive very heavy rainfall over the next two days.
The PDMA said in a notification, "A strong weather system from Central India will pass between New Delhi and Lahore during Saturday evening to Monday afternoon which can cause heavy to very heavy rainfall."
Issuing a flood warning, PDMA added, "Under the influence of the aforementioned meteorological conditions, widespread thunderstorm/ rain with scattered heavy falls, isolated very heavy falls and one or two extremely heavy falls are expected over the upper catchments of rivers Sutlej, Ravi and Chenab along with Gujranwala Division."
The notification further stated, "Scattered thunderstorm/ rain with isolated heavy falls is expected over the upper catchments of rivers India, Jhelum along with Rawalpindi, Lahore, Sargodha and Sahiwal divisions."