Islamabad: Mainly hot and dry weather will prevail in most parts of the country, however dust-thunderstorm/rain is expected at isolated places of Rawalpindi, Khyber Pakhtunkhaw, Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan during the next 24 hours.
A brief spell of light drizzle occured on Thursday evening in isolated parts of twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad.
According to weather department, thunderstorm and rain will hit Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Kohat, Bannu, D.I.Khan, Gujranawala, Lahore, Sargodha, Makran, Sukkar divisions and Kashmir/Gilgit- Baltistan during evening/night. Dust raising winds associated with light rain likely in Sindh-Makran coast during the next 24 hrs.
Seasonal low lies over Northeast Balochistan and adjoining areas with its trough extending east wards. A shallow westerly wave is affecting upper parts of the country.
During last 24 hours, the weather remained hot and dry in most parts of the country however isolated rain/dust-thunderstorm occurred in Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Malakand, Hazara, Bannu, Zhob divisions and Kashmir/ Gilgit-Baltistan.
Chief amount of rainfall during the last 24 hours, Chirat 8, Kotli, Zhob 7, Murree 6, Islamabad, Rawalakot 5, Chaklala and Parachinar 5 mm each.
Highest maximum temperature recorded on Wednesday in Sibbi,Dadu, Bahawalnagar 47 xC, Maximum temperatures of other cities, Islamabad, 40, Lahore, 40, Quetta, 34, Karachi, 34, Peshawar, 41, Muzaffarabad, 36, Gilgit, 28, Murree, 27, Multan, 39, Faisalabad, 40xC.
Last 24hrs Rainfall, Garidupatta 15, Chirat 08, Kotli and Zhob 07, Murree 06, Rawalakot and Islamabad 05, Parachinar and Rawalpindi 03, Balakot and Sialkot 02 mm.