Rain turns weather pleasant in Islamabad

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ISLAMABAD, Jun 10 (APP): A rainfall in the federal capital
on Friday evening turned the weather pleasant giving sigh of relief
to citizens.

According to Met Office during next 24 hours, rain-dust-
thunderstorm with strong gusty winds is expected at isolated places
in Hazara, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Faisalabad divisions,
Islamabad and Kashmir.

Rain-dust-thunderstorm is also expected at few places in
Malakand, Mardan, Peshawar, Kohat, Bannu, D.I Khan, Multan, D.G
khan, Bahawalpur, Sukkur, Larkana, Shaheed Benazirabad, Quetta, Zhob divisions, FATA and Gilgit-Baltistan during evening/night.
However, mainly very hot and dry weather is expected in most
parts of the country during day time.

Weather remained very hot and dry in most parts of the country
during last 24 hours. However, light rain-thunderstorm occurred at
few places in Kashmir and Gujranwala division.

Seasonal low lies over north Balochistan with its trough extending south-eastwards. Moderate moist currents are penetrating
in eastern parts of the country and likely to continue till Monday
morning. Westerly wave is also likely to affect upper and central
parts of the country during weekend.

According to the seasonal forecast issued by the Met Office,
monsoon rainfall is likely to be 10 to 20 per cent above than normal
all over the country.

More than average rainfall is expected over Punjab, Khyber
Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh, AJK and Northeast Balochistan. Some extreme
rainfall events are likely to occur in the catchment areas of major
rivers and other parts of the country which may cause floods.