Rain-thundershower expected in various parts of country: PMD

ISLAMABAD, Aug 17 (APP): Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) Wednesday forecast rain-wind/thundershower for Sindh, Balochistan, Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan during the next 24 hours.

Heavy falls are also likely at scattered places in Sindh, eastern Balochistan, south Punjab and southern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during the period.

According to the synoptic situation, strong monsoon currents were penetrating in central and lower parts of the country.

During the last 24 hours, rain-wind/thundershower with isolated heavy falls occurred in Sindh, Punjab, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan.

The rainfall recorded in Punjab: Attock 93mm, Layyah 56, Bahawalpur (Airport 58, City 44), Kot Addu 47, DG Khan 41, Islamabad (Saidpur 30, Golra 26, Zeropoint 20, Bokra 06), Khanpur 28, Multan (City 23, Airport 14), Rawalpindi (Shamsabad 22, Kachhari, Chaklala 05), Murree 16, Rahim Yar Khan 14, Khanewal 13, Bahawalnagar 12, Sargodha, Jhang 09, Bhakkar 04, Toba Tek Singh, Noorpur Thal 02, Sahiwal 01,

Sindh: Thatta 79, Tando Jam 58, Khairpur 56, Chhor 46, Mirpur Khas 35, Sukkur 31, Karachi (Gulshan-e-Hadeed 29, Saddar 23, Quaidabad 17, Korangi 09, Old Area Airport, Jinnah Terminal, Gadap Town, Saadi Town, University road 05, Kemari, Nazimabad 04, DHA, Faisal Base 03, Surjani, Orangi 01), Hyderabad 24, Jacobabad 23, Mithi 18, Shaheed Benazirabad 16, Padidan 14, Badin 13, Larkana 10, Rohri 07, Sakrand 06, Dadu 04, Mohenjo Daro 03

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Cherat 57, Bacha Khan (Airport) 41, Peshawar 31, Malam Jabba 29, Bannu 25, DI Khan (Airport 20, City 09), Kakul 16, Pattan 15, Kalam 14, Parachinar 13, Dir (Upper 08, Lower 05), Balakot, Mardan 03, Saidu Sharif 01, Gilgit-Baltistan: Bunji 17, Gupis, Chillas 08, Gilgit 06, Babusar 04, Bagrote 03, Astore 03, Skardu 01

Balochistan: Kalat, Barkhan 08, Zhob 07, Gwadar 03, Quetta (City 02, Samungli 01), Turbat 01, Kashmir: Kotli 15, Muzaffarabad (City 12, Airport 07), Rawalakot 11 and Garhi Dupatta 02 mm.

The highest maximum temperatures recorded were Nokkundi 42 C and Dalbandin 40 C.