Mix weather forecast in Ramzan: hot in first half period, pleasant in second


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ISLAMABAD: People have to prepare for some hot days in first half of Ramzan as hot and dry weather to persist in 80 percent areas of the country while the mercury would drops second half period of the holy month with advent of pre-monsoon.

Spokesman Pakistan Meteorological Department Dr. Muhammad Hanif said that this year pre-monsoon would be expected in the second half of the Ramzan, in which 2-3 rain spells would turn the weather pleasant.

He further informed APP that one or two rains are also likely in first half of Ramzan but mostly hot dry conditions to grip major parts of the country.

Weather is expected to turn cloudy after each 2-3 days during the first half of Ramzan which may reduce the intensity of temperature, Dr. Hanif further added.

He informed that Normally Pre-monsoon would start in second or third week of June and this year the system would enter into the country during second week while monsoon would be expected from first week of July.

Replying to a query regarding Eid weather, he stated that wet and humid temperature is likely during the festival.

“Detailed forecast on trends of monsoon would be released in the first week of June”, spokesman Met office informed.—APP