Rain-thunderstorm is expected at isolated places in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, Federal Capital, FATA, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan in next 24 hours while hot and humid weather to grip other parts of the country. Rainfall is lilkely in Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Kohat, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Sargodha, Lahore divisions, Islamabad, upper FATA, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.
Seasonal low lies over north Balochistan. A westerly wave is effecting upper parts of the country, an official of Met office told APP. In last 24 hours weather remained hot and humid in most parts of the country. However, rain-thunderstorm occurred at scattered places in Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Kohat, Bannu, Rawalpindi divisions, Islamabad and Kashmir.
Rainfall recorded during this time span was, Punjab: Kamra 45mm, Islamabad ( Z.P 39mm, Saidpur 33mm, Golra 22mm, Bokra 10mm), Rawalpindi( Shamsabad 19mm, Chaklala 05mm), Murree 10mm, Mangla 07mm, Jehlum 02mm, Kashmir: Garidupatta 28mm, Muzaffarabad 16mm, Rawalakot 15mm, KP: Dir 25mm, Balakot 21mm, Malamjaba 11mm, Kohat 08mm, Chirt 07mm, Bannu 05mm, Peshawar 03mm and Chitral, Pattan, Kakul 02mm.
Maximum temperature recorded on Sunday was Bhakkar, R.Y.Khan, Dalbandin 41 øC, Multan 38øC,Faisalabad 37øC, Hyderbad 36,Lahore 35øC, Islamabad 34 øC, Peshawar 34øC, Quetta 34øC, Karachi 33 øC, Gilgit 32øC, Skardu 30øC, Dir 27øC, Chitral 29øC, Muzaffarabad 28øC, Murree 20øC. The Met Office here on Sunday forecast partly cloudy weather for Karachi during the next 24 hours. An official of Met Office said that the maximum temperature is expected to remain between 33 to 35 degrees Centigrade during the period.
The maximum temperature recorded in the metropolis on Sunday was 32.7 degrees Centigrade while the minimum recorded was 27 degrees Centigrade. Humidity in the morning remained at 85 percent while it was 63 percent in the evening.—APP