Mainly hot, dry weather expected, rain likely at few places

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ISLAMABAD, May 24 (APP): Mainly very hot and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country however, rain-thunderstorm is likely at few places in Kashmir and its adjoining areas during next 24 hours.

Low pressure area lies over North Balochistan and its
adjoining areas with its trough extending northeastwards.

A westerly wave is likely to affect upper parts of the country
during next 24 hours, an official of Met office told APP.

In last hours rain-thunderstorm occurred at scattered places
in upper Punjab, Islamabad, Khaber Pakhtunkhwa, FATA,
Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir.

Weather remained hot and dry elsewhere in the country during this duration.

Rainfall recorded during this time span remained Garhi Dupatta 53mm, Rawalakot 17mm, Muzaffarabad 6mm, Kotli 5mm, Lahore PBO 25mm, Faisalabad 21mm, Gujranwala 20mm, Sargodha 16mm, Lahore A/P 12mm,
Jhang 11mm, Murree 5mm, Sialkot Cantt 4mm, Islamabad Z.P 3mm, Mangla 3mm, Sialkot A/P 1mm, Kamra 1mm, Rawalpindi 1mm, Mandibahauddin 1mm, Saidu Sharif 20mm, Pattan 16mm, Cherat 13mm, D.I.Khan 13mm, Drosh
13mm, Kakul 12mm, Parachinar 12mm, Kalam 11mm, Balakot 7mm, Mirkhani 6mm, Dir 4mm, Bannu 3mm, Malamjaba 3mm, Kohat 1mm, Lower Dir 1mm, Peshawar A/P 1mm, Astore 4mm, Gupis 4mm, Hunza 3mm,
Bunji 3mm and Gilgit 2mm.

Maximum temperatures recorded on Tuesday remained Larkana 50øC, Sukkur, Jacobabad, Moenjodaro 49øC, Rohri 48øC, Sibbi, Sh.

Benazirabad, Dadu, Padidan 47øC, Islamabad 38øC, Lahore 39øC, Karachi 36øC, Peshawar 38øC, Quetta 31øC, Gilgit 29øC, Chitral 26øC, Hunza 24øC, Muzaffarabad 34øC, Murree 26øC, Skardu 28øC, Faisalabad 40øC, Multan 44øC, Hyderabad 42øC, Dir 31øC and Kalat 31øC.