Mainly cold, dry weather to persist in most parts

ISLAMABAD, Aug 14 (APP): Rain-thundershower is expected at isolated places of Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), FATA, Islamabad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan whereas mainly hot and humid weather  conditions to prevail in most parts of the country during next 24 hours.

Rainfall is expected at isolated places of Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Sargodha, Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Kohat divisions, Islamabad, FATA, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.

Less marked seasonal low lies over Northeast Balochistan.

Weak monsoon currents are penetrating upper parts of the country.

A shallow westerly wave is still affecting upper parts of the country and likely to affect during next two to three days, an official of Met office told APP.

In last 24 hours weather remained hot and dry in most parts of the country.

However, rain-thunderstorm occurred at isolated places
in Malakand, Zhob divisions, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.

Rainfall recorded during this time span was KP: Malamjabba
28mm, Dir 06mm, Kashmir: Garhi Dupatta 27mm, Balochistan: Zhob 19mm, Gilgit-Baltistan: Bagrote 01mm.

Maximum temperatures recorded on Sunday were Dalbandin 44øC, Nokkundi, Sukkar, Turbat and Dadu 42øC, Peshawar 38øC, Faisalabad 37øC, Multan 37øC, Lahore 37øC, Hyderabad 36øC, Islamabad 36øC,  Quetta 36øC, Chitral 36øC, Muzaffarabad 34øC, Karachi 33øC, Dir 33øC, Kalat 32øC, Skardu 32øC, Gilgit 33øC, Hunza 26øC and Murree