Rain with wind likely at isolated places in upper KP, GB


Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has forecast mainly dry weather for most parts of the country, while hot in central and southern parts.

However, rain-wind/thunderstorm is expected at isolated places in upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan, Kashmir and its adjoining areas. According to the synoptic situation, continental air was prevailing over most parts of the country.However, a shallow westerly wave was affecting upper parts of the country.

During the last 24 hours, the weather remained hot and dry in most parts of the country. However, rain-wind/thunderstorm occurred in upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Potohar region, Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan and Lasbela.

The rainfall recorded was Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Buner 35mm, Dir (Lower 22, Upper 15), Malam Jabba 09, Saidu Sharif 08, Kakul 06, Pattan, Balakot 04, Chitral, Mir Khani 01, Punjab: Rawalpindi (Chaklala 30, Shamsabad 17), Islamabad (Saidpur 21, Golra, Zero Point 13, Bokra 12), Murree 09, Kashmir: Muzaffarabad (Airport 24, City 21), Garhi Dupatta 15, Kotli 14, Rawalakot 07, Gilgit-Baltistan: Babusar, Bagrote 07, Gilgit 02, Chilas 01 and Balochistan: Lasbela 05mm. The highest temperatures recorded were Sibbi 42 C and Bahawalnagar 39 C.

However, rain with wind and thunderstorm is expected at a few places in upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pothohar region, Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan. Temperatures of some major cities recorded this morning: Islamabad eighteen degree centigrade, Lahore twenty-six, Karachi twenty-seven, Peshawar twenty-one, Quetta twelve.—APP

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