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

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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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