Hot, humid weather likely to persist in most parts



Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Tuesday predicted mainly hot and humid weather for most parts of the country. However, rain-thundershower may occur in few districts of Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan and upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

According to the synoptic situation, moist currents from the Arabian sea were penetrating central and upper parts of the country.During the last 24 hours, hot and humid weather was expected in most parts of the country. However, rain-wind-thundershower occurred in upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Bahawalnagar and Sialkot.

The rainfall recorded was Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Lower Dir 21mm, Kakul 10, Saidu Sharif 07, Malam Jabba 05, Balakot 01 and Punjab: Bahawalnagar 08 and Sialkot 01mm. The highest maximum temperatures recorded were Nokkundi 41 C, Dalbandin and Sibbi 40C. On the other hand the local Met Office on Tuesday predicted dry and hot weather for city in the next 24 hours. The highest maximum temperature 35 degrees centigrade and the lowest minimum 25 degrees centigrade were recorded during the last 24 hours. The dry weather has also been forecast for rest of the region.

According to Met Office forecast for Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir, hot and dry and dust raising winds weather is expected in Srinagar and Jammu, partly cloudy in Leh, while partly cloudy and dry in Pulwama, Anantnag, Shopian and Baramulla. Temperature recorded this morning. Srinagar seventeen degree centigrade, Jammu twenty-six, Leh twelve and Pulwama, Anantnag Shopian and Baramulla fourteen degree centigrade.—APP

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