The met office Thursday forecast mainly dry weather in most parts while hot in central and southern parts of the country during the next 24 hours.
However, light rain-thunderstorm is expected at few places in Zhob division, upper FATA, Gilgit Baltistan and Kashmir. Meanwhile, a shallow westerly trough is affecting western/upper parts of the country.
During the last 24 hours, weather remained dry in most parts while very hot in southern parts of the country. However, rain-thunderstorm with gusty winds occurred at isolated places in Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Faisalabad, Sargodha, D.G.Khan, Kohat, D.I.Khan, Kalat divisions, FATA and Kashmir.
Rainfall recorded were: Punjab: Gujranwala 23, Layyah 16, Sargodha 12, Noorpurthal 05, Jhang 03, Murree, Bhakkar, Kot addu 02, D.G.Khan 01,KP: Parachinar 05, D.I.Khan 02, Balochistan: Kalat 02, Kashmir: Rawalakot 23 and Muzaffarabad 06.
The highest maximum temperatures recorded on Thursday were; Dadu 42°C,Turbat, Shaheed Benazirabad, Padidan, Sukkur, Mithi, Hyderabad and Larkana 40°C.—APP