Rain brings relief to Punjab; more showers likely

June 9, 2018




Different cities of Punjab on Saturday received light to heavy rain that broke the prevailing hot spell.

According to the Met Office, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Lahore, Bahawalnagar, Kasur, Faisalabad, Shorkot, Pakpatan, Mian Chunnu, Lodhran and other cities experienced rain.

Weather in Karachi is also pleasant due to sea breeze.



Forecast for Saturday:

Rain-thundershower with gusty winds/dust storm is expected at scattered places in upper Punjab (Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Faisalabad, Sargodha divisions), Hazara division, tribal agencies, Islamabad, Malakand, Peshawar, Mardan, Kohat,  Bannu, D.I Khan, Sahiwal, Multan, Bahawalpur, D.G.Khan and Zhob divisions.

Forecast for Sunday:

Rain-thundershower with gusty winds/dust storm is expected at isolated places in Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Faisalabad, Sargodha, Lahore, Sahiwal, D.G.Khan divisions, upper FATA, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Islamabad and Kashmir.

Past 24 hours:

Rain with gusty winds occurred at few places in upper Punjab, Hazara, Zhob divisions, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.

Friday's maximum temperatures:

Turbat, Sibbi 50°C, Noorpurthal 48°C, Bahawalnagar, Jaccobabad 47°C.