Provincial metropolis receives heavy rain


The provincial metropolis on Friday received mod-erate to heavy rain providing temporary relief to the citizens from humidity. Low lying areas of the city were inundated with rainwater while traffic management was also affected on various thoroughfares of the city. Many localities also witnessed electricity loadshedding as various feeders were tripped due to rain.

Meanwhile, the Met. department has predicted more rain-wind/thundershower in most districts of the province during the next 24 hours. Isolated heavy falls were also expected in Pothohar region, Gu-jranwala, Lahore, Sargodha, Faisalabad Dera Ghazi Khan division during the period.

During the past 24 hours, the city received rain as: Lakshmi Chowk 103 mm, Paniwala Talab 83 mm, Farrukhabad 75, Samanabad 70, Mughalpura 67, Chowk Nakhuda 56, Gulshan-e-Ravi, Upper Mall 50, Gulberg 42, Iqbal Town 37, Tajpura 20 and Airport 05 mm.

According to a synoptic situation, monsoon currents are continuously penetrating in upper and lower parts of the country and westerly waves are also penetrating western parts of the country.

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