Met Office predicts more rain, warns of flooding across Pakistan

10:24 AM | 13 Aug, 2023
Met Office predicts more rain, warns of flooding across Pakistan
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ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has predicted heavy rainfall in many parts of the country, warning of urban flooding and flash flooding in several major cities.

Under the influence of the new weather systems, rain, and thundershower with strong winds and isolated heavy falls are expected in parts of Punjab, KP, Islamabad, and Gilgit-Baltistan.

Moderate to heavy falls may increase the water flows in Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Murree, Galliyat, Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan, and hilly areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

PMD said moist currents from Arabian Sea are penetrating in the upper parts of the country. A shallow westerly wave is also present in the upper parts of the country.

On Sunday, sultry weather is likely in most parts of the country before noon.

Past 24-Hour Weather

Hot and humid weather prevailed over most parts of the country. However, rain recorded in Muzaffarabad 02 mm.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 24 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 24, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.55 for selling.

On Saturday, Euro stands at 302  for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.5 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 24 February 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.5 282.55
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.5 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.37
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94


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