Mainly dry weather likely in most parts


Islamabad—Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Wednesday forecast mainly dry weather in most parts of the country during next 24 hours. There were few chances of dust-thunderstorm/rain in Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Rawalpindi divisions, upper FATA, Islamabad and Azad Kashmir, a PMD official told APP. He said westerly wave would prevail over northeast Afghanistan and its adjoining northern areas of the country. Rain-thunderstorm (with snowfall over high mountains) also expected in Gilgit-Baltistan. Maximum temperatures recorded during last 24 hours were: Sukkur, Shaheed Benazirabad, Moenjodaro and Turbat 39øC, Larkana, Rohri, Nokkundi and Noorpur Thal 38øC, Islamabad 33øC, Lahore 35øC, Karachi 33øC, Peshawar 34øC, Quetta 29øC, Gilgit 28øC, Chitral 29øC, Hunza 25øC, Muzaffarabad 31øC, Murree 22øC, Skardu 22øC, Faisalabad 34øC, Multan 35øC, Hyderabad 37øC, Dir 29øC and Kalat 24øC. Meanwhile, the Karachi Met Office on Wednesday forecast mostly sunny weather in the metropolis during the next 24 hours. It said the minimum temperature is expected to remain in the range between 32 and 34 degrees Centigrade, with 50 to 60 percent humidity. The weather report said that hot and dry weather with misty morning is likely to prevail over most parts of Sindh during the next 24 hours. The Multan Met office has forecasted dry weather for the city and its suburbs during the next 24 hours. On Tuesday, maximum and minimum temperatures were recorded as 35.2 degree centigrade and 20 degree centigrade respectively. The humidity was recorded 62 percent at 8 am and 33 percent at 5 pm.—APP