Three to four rain spells expected in April

ISLAMABAD : Three to four weather systems are likely to pass across the country in the month of April resulting in Normal to slightly above normal rainfall.

Met office forecast that showers are expected to occur in upper Khaber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, adjoining Northern parts of Punjab, while hot and Dry weather is expected in rest of the country.

Thunder/hailstorms accompanied with gusty winds are also likely to occur at isolated places in the country during the month, an official told APP.

He stated that global climate indicators such as North Atlantic Oscillations (NAO), Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) are expected to remain neutral in April, however, the El Nino and Southern Oscillations (ENSO) is in developing phase.      Air temperature is expected to remain 1 – 2oC above normal in the current month.-APP