A westerly wave is expected to enter the western part of the country on Monday (tomorrow), bringing rain and gusty winds until Wednesday.
According to the Meteorological Department, rain-wind/thunderstorms are expected in Chaghi, Noshki, Quetta, Chaman, Pishin, Qila Abdullah, Loralai, Mastung, Zhob, Ziarat, Kalat, Sibbi, Naseerabad, and Barkhan on April 17 (Sunday Night) and April 18 (Monday) (Monday).
Rain-wind-thunderstorm conditions are also expected in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir, Murree, Galliyat, Potohar region, Mianwali, Khushab, Bhakkar, Sargodha, Layyah, Dera Ghazi Khan, Faisalabad, Toba Tek Sing, Jhang, Sheikhupura, Lahore, Hafizabad, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Narowal and (Wednesday).
Rain-wind/thunderstorms are also expected in Gilgit-Baltistan (Diamir, Gilgit, Ghizer, Astore, and Skardu) beginning April 18 (Monday night) and continuing until April 21. (Thursday).
On April 17 and 18, dust storms/dust raising winds/drizzle are expected in Rajanpur, Multan, Khanewal, Sahiwal, Okara, Pakpattan, Bahawalnagar, Bahawalpur, Rahimyar Khan, Sukkur, Jacobabad, Larkana, and Dera Bugti (Sunday and Monday).
During the forecast period, a windstorm may cause damage to vulnerable structures and standing crops in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Islamabad, Punjab, and Kashmir, according to the weather advisory.
It also stated that daytime temperatures are likely to drop by 3-5 degrees Celsius during the forecast period.
Rain may cause landslides in vulnerable areas of Gilgit-Baltistan from April 19 to April 21, according to the advisory (Tuesday to Thursday).