Published On: Mon, Jul 18th, 2016

Parts of Sindh, Punjab receive rain


ISLAMABAD: Rain-thundershower occurred at scattered places in Sindh, KP, Punjab, Balochistan, FATA and Gilgit-Baltistan during the last twelve hours.

According to Pakistan Meteorological Department, Lahore, Multan, Faisalabad, Jhelum, Sialkot, D.I. Khan, Okara, Mianwali and other cities of Punjab experienced heavy to light rainfall on Monday.
Intermittent spell of light rain is continuing in Karachi since last night amid an overcast sky. Mithi and Badin areas of Sindh also received light showers.

Synoptic situation:

Seasonal low lies over north Balochistan with its trough extending north-eastwards. Monsoon currents are also penetrating upper and central parts of the country. A westerly wave is also affecting upper parts of the country and likely to persist during 36 to 48 hours.


Next 24 hrs:

Rain-thunderstorm with isolated heavy falls is expected at scattered places in KP (Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Mardan, Kohat, Bannu, D.I.Khan divisions), FATA, Islamabad, Punjab (Sargodha, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Faisalabad, Sahiwal, Multan, D.G.Khan, Bahawalpur divisions),Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir,northeast Balochistan (Zhob, Sibbi, Naseerabad divisions).

Due to frequent rains possibility of Landsides in Gilgit-Baltistan, Kashmir and Hazara divisions. Light rain/drizzle at few places along Sindh coast including Karachi.

Next 48 hrs:

Rain-thunderstorm is expected at isolated places in Kashmir, Islamabad, upper Punjab (Sargodha, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala,Lahore divisions), upper KP (Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Mardan, Kohat divisions), FATA and Gilgit-Baltistan.

Past Weather:

Rain-thunderstorm occurred at a number of places in Islamabad, upper/central Punjab while at scattered places in KP, Gilgit-Baltistan and northeast Balochistan and Hyderabad division.

Yesterday’s Highest Maximum Temperatures:

Dalbandin, Nokkundi 44°C, Panjgur 43°C, Dadu, R.Y. Khan, Turbat 42°C.


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Syed Ammar Alavi

- is Lahore (Pakistan) based journalist & writer with 25-year experience in print, wire and broadcast forms of journalism. His major fields of interest are politics, film,tv,sports, climate change and technology

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