Rain-thunderstorm likely in GB, KP



Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Sunday forecast mainly dry weather in most parts of the country during the next 24 hours. However, isolated rain-wind/ thunderstorm (snow over hilly areas) is expected in Gilgit Baltistan, upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan.

According to the synoptic situation, a westerly wave was still affecting most upper and western parts of the country and may persist in western parts till Tuesday. During the last 24 hours, rain-wind/ thunderstorm occurred at upper/ central Punjab, Islamabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan, Balochistan and lower Sindh.

The rainfall recorded in Punjab was: Murree 36 mm; Rawalpindi (Shamsabad 27, Chaklala 25, Kachehri 21); Islamabad (Zero Point 24, Bokra 18, Airport, Saidpur 17, Golra 14); Chakwal 20; Bhakkar 08; Attock; Mangala 07; Layyah 05; Jhelum; Noorpur Thal; and Joharabad 02 mm.

On the other hand, rainfall recorded in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was: Malam Jabba 32; Pattan 27; Balakot 25; Kakul 18; Cherat 11; Peshawar (City); Kalam 10; Dir (Upper 09, Lower 07).—APP

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