The monsoon season has commenced in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, providing much-needed relief from the intense heat with various areas experiencing light to heavy rainfalll that has cooled the region.
The Meteorological Department confirmed the onset of monsoon rains in various plains across the province.
Notable rainfall was recorded in Mardan, Charsadda, Swabi, and Nowshera, with both light showers and heavy rainfall.
The recent rainfall and overcast skies in Peshawar have led to a noticeable decrease in temperatures across the provincial capital and other regions. Last night’s gusty winds and cloud cover further contributed to a cooler morning today.
At 5 AM, the temperature in Peshawar was recorded at 30 degrees Celsius.
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Keeping in view the expected rainfall and possible urban flooding during the current monsoon season in KP, Chief Minister Sardar Ali Amin Khan Gandapur directed the provincial departments and district administrations to ensure the implementation of the Monsoon Contingency Plan of the provincial government.
“All the tiers of disaster management and relief activities would have to play their proactive role in this regard,” CM remarked, adding that all the prerequisites should be completed in all respects to reduce the disaster risks and damages to the public life and properties across the province.
The CM further directed them to ensure all-time availability of the required manpower, machinery, relief items, and medical teams along with necessary medicines with a special focus on the most vulnerable areas of the province.

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