Rain, thundershower expected in various parts of country: PMD

ISLAMABAD   -   Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has forecast rain-wind/thundershower for Islamabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, lower Sindh, eastern Baloch­istan and Kashmir during the next 24 hours. Heavy falls are expected in lower Sindh during the forecast period. According to the synoptic situation, mod­erate monsoon currents from Bay of Bengal were penetrat­ing in upper/central parts. A westerly wave was also pres­ent over upper and western parts of the country. During the last 24 hours, hot and humid weather prevailed over most parts of the country. However, rain-wind/thundershower oc­curred at few places. The rain­fall recorded during the period was Punjab: Islamabad (Said­pur 61mm, Airport 41, Bokra 36, Golra 17, Zero Point 15), Attock 38, Rawalpindi (Kacheri 27, Shamsabad 17, Chaklala 11), Sargodha 27, Hafizabad 19, Lahore (Farooq Abad 15, Gulberg 14, City 11, Pani wala Talab 07, Johar Town, Airport 05, Laxmi Chowk 03), Gujran­wala 12, Narowal 11, Noor Pur Thal 03, Murree 02, Sahiw­al 01, Kashmir: Kotli 13, Khy­ber Pakhtunkhwa: Cherat 08, Lower Dir 05, Peshawar City, Parachinar 02, Malam Jab­ba 01, Balochistan: Khuzdar 02mm. The highest maximum temperatures recorded were Sibbi 42 C and Dadu 40 C.

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