Sunday, 17 July 2011 11:56:55
Met Office forecast more rains during next 48 hours
ISLAMABAD, July 16 (APP): Pakistan Meteorological Department
(PMD) on Saturday forecast widespread rains with thundershower
in the Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh and Kashmir during the
next 24 hours.
Rains also turned weather pleasant in twin cities and other
parts of the country on Saturday.
According to the Met Office, seasonal low lies over North
Balochistan with its trough extending Southeast ward. Strong
Monsoon currents are reaching upper parts of the country.
Trough of western disturbance is also affecting northern
parts of the country.
Rain with thundershower is expected in Rawalpindi,Islamabad,
Gujranwala, Lahore, Sargodha, Sahiwal, Multan, Bahawalpur, D.G.Khan
Faisalabad divisions and Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan during next 24
Scattered rain with thundershower is expected in Peshawar,
Kohat, D I Khan, Hazara, Malakand divisions during next two days.
Hot and Humid weather is likely in most parts of the
province Sindh. However isolated dust with thundershower is expected
in Sukkar and Larkana divisions during next 24 hours.
Mainly hot and dry weather is forecast in Balochistan during
next 24 hours. However isolated rain is likely in northeast Balochistan
during next 24 hrs.
Rainfall recorded during last 24 hrs: Islamabad 80,
Rawalpindi 59, Balakot 43, Sargodha 41, Malam Jabba 38, Sargodha 36,
Murree 35, Chaklala 28, Saidu Sharif 24, Pattan 22, Muzaffarabad 18,
D.I.Khan 15, Shorkot 12, Larkana & Faisalabad 10 (each)mm.
Maximum Temperatures recorded: Islamabad=39 øC, Lahore=39øC,
Quetta=38øC, Karachi=33øC, Peshawar=40øC, Muzaffarabad=38øC,
Gilgit=42øC, Multan=41øC, Murree=25øC and Faisalabad=40øC. Highest
Maximum recorded in Dalbandin=46 øC.