What is Moonsoon 2023 going to be like ?

What is Moonsoon 2023 going to be like ?

Last year moonsoon season in Pakistan caused a lot of loss as devastated flood hit the country leading to a high death toll and displacements. Pakistani people are nervous about this year results as moonsoon season is near.

During the moonsoon season of this year, a positive phase in the Indian ocean is expected causing below average rainfall in the country.

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The director of Met Office of Pakistan said that country saw a staggering 176% above-average rainfall last year reaching 450% in Balochistan and 425% in Sindh.

2023 Outlook of Moonsoon

This year outlook of regions og Sindh, Balochistan and Punjab are anticipated to receive below-average rainfall. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit Baltistan may experience rainfall around 10% above normal.

A higher chance of rain mostly occurs when the temperature of Pacific ocean is lower than normal, resulting the formation of La Nina.

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This year’s moonsoon is expected to be near normal throughout the country, with above-normal rainfall predicted for the upper regions. The primary reason for this forecast is the influence of last year’s weather.

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