Rain-thunderstorm expected in next 24 hours

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APP17-16 ISLAMABAD: July 16 – Vehicles on the way during heavy rain that experienced the Federal Capital during early morning. APP photo by Irshad Sheikh

ISLAMABAD, July 16 (APP): Rain-thunderstorm (with isolated
heavy falls) with gusty winds are expected at a number of places in
Balochistan (Zhob, Kalat, Sibbi, Naseerabad, Makran divisions),
while at scattered places in Sindh, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, upper FATA,
Islamabad, upper Punjab (Lahore, Gujranwala, Rawalpindi divisions),
Bahawalpur, Multan, D.G.Khan divisions, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir
during next 24 hours.
A met office spokesperson told APP that seasonal low lies over
north Balochistan. Monsoon currents are penetrating southern and
upper parts of the country and likely to continue in upper parts
during next two to three days.
A shallow westerly wave is affecting upper parts of the country and
likely to continue during next few days.
In last 24 hours, Rain-thunderstorm occurred at scattered
places in lower Sindh and Balochistan, while at isolated places in
Gujranwala, Malakand, Peshawar divisions and Islamabad. Weather
remained hot and humid elsewhere in the country.
Rainfall recording during this time span was Punjab: Sialkot
Cantt 23mm, A/P mm, Islamabad (Saidpur 06), Sindh: Thatta 19,
Karachi (Gulshan e Hadid 15, Landhi 13, AP 09, Faisal 08, Masroor,
North Karachi 06, Nazimabad 05, Saddar 03), Shaheed Benazirabad 12,
Mithi, Nagarparker 03, Diplo, Chachro 02, Balochistan: Khuzdar 18,
Sibbi, Zhob 17, Lasbella 07, Barkhan 01, KP: Dir 07, Cherat 05 mm.
Maximum Temperatures recorded today were Dalbandin 45øC,
Chillas 44øC, Turbat, Sukkur 43øC.