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High chances of Rabi ul Awwal moon sighting on Wednesday

LAHORE: Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has stated that there are high chances for the sighting of Rabi ul Awwal moon on Wednesday night.

The Central Ruet e Hilal Committee (Moon-sighting committee) under Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman are meeting tonight to sight Rabi ul Awwal 2016 moon.

According to PMD, the new moon of Rabi-ul-Awwal, 1438 AH will be born on crossing conjunction point at 17-18 PST on 29-11-2016.

Astronomical parameters of new moon and average cloud amounts at Pilot Balloon Observatories of Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) are attached herewith.

 According to astronomical parameters, there is Fair Chance for the sighting new moon of Rabi-ul-Awwal, 1438 AH on the evening of 30-11-2016 i.e. on 29th of Safar, 1438 AH.

The climate record suggests that the weather is expected fair/partly cloudy in most parts of the country.