ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) would soon start issuing weather advisory of various tourists destinations in the country to facilitate national and foreign tourists.
An official of PTDC said on Thursday that heavy rains and monsoon related issues always affecting tourism inflow. He said that PTDC in coordination with pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) would issue special advisory to assist tourists.
He said that it is very important to inform tourists about the weather situation of various tourists’ destinations of the country.
Keeping in view the global, regional and local meteorological indicators, the seasonal outlook for Pakistan summer monsoon 2018 has been prepared by PMD.
He said that it is evident from the model output that monsoon is expected to be more active during the first half than the second one.
However, the most likely salient features are includes in northern parts of country, rainfall is expected to remain “normal to slightly above normal of long term average” during first half of the season and below normal during second half.
Similarly in southern parts of the country, rainfall is expected to remain “near normal of long term average” during first half of the season, and largely below normal during the second half.
The prevailing temperatures trend in Pakistan indicates high probability of few “Extreme rainfall events” in Punjab, and “GLOF events” in Gilgit-Baltistan/Chitral regions during monsoon season.