Pakistan Metrological Department predicts Showers and thunderstorms in Lahore till Saturday. Heavy rains pelted parts of Lahore, and its surrounding areas on Thursday morning, causing waterlogging and traffic snarls during rush hour in the city.
Showers and thunderstorms are expected to lash the city till Saturday, according to Pakistan Metrological Department. “Strong monsoon currents from Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal are likely to enter in upper parts of the country from Wednesday and likely to spread central and southern parts from Thursday to Saturday,” warned a press release from the Met office.
Lahore, Gujranwala, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, Peshawar, and Sargodha are also expected to be inundated by water collected from the rains. Moreover, high floods are expected in the upstream of Mangla, River Chenab, and Indus.
In Lahore, traffic jams were observed on the Mall road and other main thoroughfares of the city, causing trouble to commuters.
Separately, an alert has been issued by the weather office to concerned authorities, advising them to take precautionary measures.