Hot and humid weather continued before noon in the provincial capital Lahore, however the metropolis experienced rain.
Moderate showers are being reported from Mall Road, Rehmanpura, Ichhra, Wahdat Road, Muslim Town, Kot Lakhpat, Ferozepur Road, Chungi Amar Sidhu, and walled city.
Despite a prediction of sultry weather, rain-wind thundershower is also expected in Sialkot, Narowal, Shakargarh, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Mandi Bahauddin, Rawalpindi, Attock, Jhelum, Chakwal, Murree and Galliyat.
On Wednesday, the minimum temperature of the city is likely to drop to 35C, and mercury can go up to 37. Winds blew at 12km/h.
The Max Ultraviolet UV Index is expected to be 10, which is high, while Cloud Cover is said to be over 51 percent with visibility to be around 10km.
Air Quality of Lahore, once known as the city of gardens, worsened to 157, which is Very Unhealthy. Health effects will be immediately felt by sensitive groups and should avoid outdoor activity.
Some individuals are likely to experience difficulty breathing and throat irritation; consider staying indoors and rescheduling outdoor activities.
PMD predicted that weak moist currents from Arabian sea are penetrating in central and upper parts of the country.
Rain wind, and thundershower is expected in northeast Punjab, the Potohar region, Islamabad, upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Kashmir. Gusty/dust-raising winds are likely in central and southern parts of the country during afternoon.
Hot and humid weather prevailed over most parts of the country. However, rain-thundershower occurred at isolated places in northeast Punjab and Kashmir.
Rainfall (mm): Punjab: Gujrat, Narowal 04, Islamabad (Saidpur) and Sialkot (A/P) 01.
Pakistani rupee remains largely stable against the US dollar, and other currencies in the open market on Saturday.
On Saturday, the US dollar was being quoted at 283.4 for buying and 285.95 for selling.
Euro comes down to 307 for buying and 310 for selling. British Pound rate remains unchanged at 358.5 for buying, and 362 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED witnessed slight drop and new rate stands at 77.2 whereas the Saudi Riyal remained stable at 76.
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||358.5||362|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.37||36.72|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||175.33||177.33|
Gold prices witnessed negative trend in local markets in line with the trend in the international market.
On Saturday, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs217,600, and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs186,560.
Single tola of 22 Karat Gold price costs Rs199,465, 21 karat rate per tola costs Rs190, 400 and 18k gold rate is Rs163,200.00 for each tola.
In the global market, gold prices hovers around $2,004 per ounce, after drop of $23.35 on Saturday.
|Lahore||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Karachi||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Islamabad||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Peshawar||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Quetta||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Sialkot||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Attock||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Gujranwala||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Jehlum||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Multan||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Gujrat||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Nawabshah||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Chakwal||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Hyderabad||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Nowshehra||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Sargodha||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Faisalabad||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Mirpur||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|