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When does the monsoon rain start in Pakistan?

When does the monsoon rain start in Pakistan?

The monsoon rainfall enters Pakistan from east and north east during the month of July to September. During this duration a good amount of rainfall is received in the north and northeastern areas of the country. Winter precipitation (December to March) are mainly received from western disturbances entering from Iran and Afghanistan.

How is the weather in Pakistan in the summer?

In summer, from July to mid September, the country is reached by an offshoot of the Indian monsoon, but in most of the country it is not able to bring heavy rains, while it doesn’t arrive at all in the western part.

Which is part of Pakistan receives the most precipitation?

But not all areas receive a lot of precipitation: it depends on slope exposure. The southern side (the mountains north of Peshawar and Islamabad) is much more rainy than the northern one. Kashmir

How much rain does Balochistan get in a year?

The whole of Sindh, most of Balochistan, major parts of the Punjab and central parts of Northern Areas receive less than 250 mm of rainfall in a year. Pakistan has a reasonably good network of observatories having a century of records of the basic climate parameters of rainfall and temperature.

What was the cause of floods in Pakistan in 2010?

2010 July floods swept 20% of Pakistan’s land, the flood is the result of unprecedented Monsoon rains which lasted from 28 July to 31 July 2010. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and North eastern Punjab were badly affected during the monsoon rains when dams, rivers and lakes overflowed.

What was the highest rainfall recorded in Pakistan?

The highest rainfall of 620 millimetres (24 in) was recorded in Islamabad during 24 hours on 24 July 2001. The record-breaking rain fell in just 10 hours. It was the heaviest rainfall in Islamabad in the previous 100 years.

What are the main factors that influence the weather over Pakistan?

The monsoon and the Western Disturbance are the two main factors which alter the weather over Pakistan; Continental air prevails for rest of the year. Following are the main factors that influence the weather over Pakistan.