Good News on weather front for next 72 hours

Good News on weather front for next 72 hours

ISLAMABAD - The weather across the country is likely to remain mainly hot and dry whereas few hailstorms with dust-thunderstorms and rain are expected at scattered places including the federal capital.

According to the Met Office, the existing weather condition was due to a shallow westerly wave affecting western parts of the country and likely to grip upper and central parts of the country tonight and might persist during next 3 days.

Dust-thunderstorm and rain (with few hailstorm) is expected at scattered places in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Malakand, Hazara, Mardan, Peshawar, Kohat, Bannu, D.I. Khan divisions) Punjab (Bahawalpur, Multan, D.G.Khan, Sahiwal, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Lahore, Gujranwala, Rawalpindi divisions), Islamabad and Kashmir, while at isolated places in Quetta, Kalat, Zhob divisions and Gilgit Baltistan during next 24 hours. Hot and dry weather is expected in elsewhere in the country.

The weather during the past 24 hours remained hot and dry in most parts of the country. However, dust-thunderstorm and rain occurred at isolated places in Quetta, Kalat, Zhob, Bahawalpur and Larkana divisions.

The rainfall (mm) recorded in the last 24 hours was Balochistan: Kalat 13, Barkhan 3, Panjgur, Quetta 1, Sindh: Larkana 2, Moenjodaro 1, Punjab: Bahawalnager 2.

The highest maximum temperatures were recorded in Shaheed Benazirabad 44°C, Jaccobabad , Dadu, Moenjodaro, Hyderabad, Padidan, Chhor, Sukkur, Rohri, Mithi and R.Y.Khan 43°C.