Met office predicts rainfall at isolated places
KARACHI: Most parts of the country will continue to experience sweltering summer sun while light to heavy rain expected at isolated parts, said the Friday’s weather forecast.
Drizzle is expected in Karachi where minimum and maximum temperature will remain at 29 and 34 degree Celsius respectively, with weather to remain partly cloudy throughout the day.
According to meteorological department, the rain causing light to moderate monsoon currents are still penetrating upper and eastern parts of Pakistan and a shallow westerly wave is affecting upper parts of the country and likely to persist during the next three days.
The weather office also predicted mostly hot and humid weather across the country. However, rain/thundershowers with gusty winds are expected at isolated places of Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, D.G Khan, Malakand, Hazara, Zhob, Kalat, Islamabad and Kashmir in the next 24 hours.
Various parts of the country received light to heavy rain yesterday, said the Met office, adding rain/thundershowers with gusty winds occurred at isolated places in Malakand, Kohat, Lahore, Gujranwala, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, D.I.Khan, FATA, Barkhan, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan whereas the weather remained hot and humid in other parts of the country.
Lahore received 65 to 22 milimeters of rain yesterday afternoon where low-lying areas were soon inundated while a large swathe of the city plunged into darkness due to tripping of electricity feeders.