No rain on Eidul Azha 2018: Met Office

06:02 PM | 18 Aug, 2018
No rain on Eidul Azha 2018: Met Office
ISLAMABAD - The met experts have indicated no chances of rain during the first two days of the upcoming festival of Eid while a new weather system is likely to enter the country on the third day of Eidul Azha 2018.

"On August 22 (Wednesday) and 23 (Thursday), the weather will remain hot and humid across the country and there will be no rain except some chances in Kashmir", Spokesman and Director National Weather Forecasting Center (NWFC), Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), Dr Khalid Malik revealed on Saturday.

Dr Khalid said, no weather system is likely to be developed till the second day of Eidul Azha so weather will be hot and humid during the first two days of Eid.

From the third day of Eid which is August 24 (Friday), a weather system is likely to affect upper parts of the country and bring rain, he said.

This system will produce rain in upper parts of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa especially, Islamabad, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Hazara, Mardan, and Malakand division, he added.

According to the weather report released by PMD for the next 24 hours, mainly hot and humid weather is expected in most parts of the country.

However, rain-thundershower with gusty winds is expected at isolated places in Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Kalat divisions, Islamabad, Kashmir, and Gilgit-Baltistan.

The author is working as Editor Digital Media for Daily Pakistan and can be reached @ItsSarfrazAli.


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Riyal 23 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 23, 2024 (Thursday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.25 for buying and 280.25 for selling.

Euro moved down to 297 for buying and 300 for selling while British Pound rate is 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.2 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.45.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 23 May 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 277.25 280.25
Euro EUR 297 300
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.5 353
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.95
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.45 74.2
Australian Dollar AUD 183 184.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.52 748.52
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.51 38.91
Danish Krone DKK 40.52 40.92
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.68 36.03
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.45
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.3 912.3
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.39 59.99
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.11 172.11
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.92 26.22
Omani Riyal OMR 723.46 731.46
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 26.02 26.32
Swiss Franc CHF 305.97 308.47
Thai Bhat THB 7.67 7.82


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