ISLAMABAD, May 12 (APP): Mainly hot and dry weather is expected in plain areas of the country while rain-thunderstorms may occur at few places of Malakand, Hazara, FATA, Gilgit-Baltistan, Kashmir and its adjoining areas during next 24 hours.

A westerly wave is affecting upper and central parts of the country
and likely to persist during next few days, an official of met office told APP.

In last 24 hours rain-thunderstorm with strong gusty winds occurred in upper KP, FATA, South Punjab and Northeast Balochistan.