Weather turns pleasant after overnight drizzle in Karachi
KARACHI: The metropolis woke up to wet morning once again on Wednesday as light rain continued in various parts of the city on Tuesday night with the meteorological department predicting rainfall in uppers parts of the country.
According to the Met office, the rain causing light to moderate monsoon currents are penetrating northern and eastern parts of Pakistan which are likely to persist over the next few days.
It predicted cloudy weather in Karachi with light rainfall at isolated places to bring down the mercury level. The minimum and maximum temperature in the city will remain at 26 and 31 degree Celsius respectively.
The weather office predicted moderate to heavy rainfall with thunderstorm and gusty winds at a number of places in upper and southern Punjab including Rawalpindi, Sargodha, Gujranwala, Lahore, Faisalabad, D.G Khan, Multan, Bahawalpur and Sahiwal. Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa, FATA and Gilgit-Baltistan will also receive showers during the wet spell in the upcountry. Light rain/drizzle is also expected at a few places along Sindh coast, it added.
According to the Met office, various parts of the country received moderate to heavy rain yesterday. Rainfall and thundershowers with gusty winds occurred at isolated places in Gujranwala, Hazara, Rawalpindi, Kashmir and Kalat divisions.
The weather remained hot and humid in other parts of the country. The highest temperature was recorded in Balochistan province’s Dalbandin, which reeled under the temperature of 47 degree Celsius, while Nokundi remained the second hottest place with the temperature of 46 degree Celsius. Sibbi and Dadu experienced the temperature of 44 degree Celsius each.