DG MET predicts rain in parts of country in next 12 hours


ISLAMABAD, Aug 26 (APP): Director General , Meteorological
Department of Pakistan Dr Ghulam Rasool predicts on Friday that the recent rain spell would continue in many parts of the country in the next few days .

Talking to a news channel , he said rain-thunderstorm at
scattered places in Lahore, Sahiwal, Bahawalpur, Mirpurkhas,
Hyderabad divisions is expected during next twelve hours .

He said rain is also predicted at isolated places of
Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Malakand, Hazara divisions, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir during the next twelve hours.

He added that , however , hot and humid weather is expected elsewhere in the country.

He said Lahore has received 90 mm rain in the provincial
capital Lahore so far which has turned the weather pleasant there added that those areas where the rain water was accumulated has been cleared off.

The weather expert said that the monsoon intermittent rains
would continue in Lahore for the next week .

In Karachi no rain is predicted in next few days but it can
continue rain in the last week of this month .

Moreover, the weather experts said that in september two to three spell of rains are expected in the country and the rain series would enter from Lahore to Khyber Pakhtoonkhaw , Sindh and Balochistan .

Temperature of some major cities recorded on Friday morning:

Islamabad and Lahore twenty four degree centigrade, Karachi twenty eight, Peshawar twenty seven, Quetta and Murree eighteen, Gilgit twenty and Muzaffarabad twenty two degree centigrade.

According to the synoptic situation, low-pressure monsoon
currents are penetrating in the country and likely to continue
during next two to three days.