Mainly hot, dry weather likely in most parts of country


ISLAMABAD, Sep 2 (APP): Met office forecast mainly hot, dry weather in most parts of the country in next 24 hours.

Seasonal low lies over north Balochistan. Yesterday’s trough of Westerly wave over Kashmir continues to persist and a fresh Westerly wave lies over Northern parts of Iran, an official told APP.

In last 24 hours rain-thunderstorm with gusty winds occurred at scattered places in KP, Punjab, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan while at isolated places in Zhob division.

Rainfall recorded during this time span was Punjab: Lahore (City 97mm, Ap 21mm), University of Lahore 54mm, Toba Tek Singh 39mm, Layyah 36, Chakwal 16, Sargodha, Bhakkar 12, Okara 07, Faisalabad 06mm, Kasur 03mm, Joharabad 02mm, Gujranwala, Sahiwal, Kamra01mm. K.P: Kalam 11mm, Kohat 09mm, Balakot, D.I khan 07mm, Pattan 05mm. FATA: Parachinar 08mm. Gilgit-Baltistan: Gupis 04mm, Sakrdu 03mm, Astore, Gilgit 02mm, Kashmir: Garidupatta 04mm, Muzaffarabad 02mm. Balochistan: Zhob

Maximum temperatures recorded on Friday were Turbat 42øC, Nokkundi 39øC, Multan 37øC, Peshawar 36øC, Faisalabad, Hyderabad 35øC, Lahore 34øC, Quetta 33øC,
Karachi, Islamabad 32øC, Muzaffarabad 31øC, Chitral, Dir 30øC, Kalat 28øC, Gilgit 26øC, Murree 22øC, Skardu 21øC and Hunza 19øC.