Islamabad Weather Update: Rain, thunderstorm to lash twin cities today

12:17 PM | 18 May, 2024
Islamabad Weather Update: Rain, thunderstorm to lash twin cities today
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ISLAMABAD – Rains along with thunderstorm will lash the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad on Saturday, bringing sigh of relief for people amid blistering heat. 

In its advisory, Pakistan Met Office said cloudy weather conditions with rain-thunderstorm, with isolated hailstorm, are expected at isolated places in capital and other areas in region.

On Saturday, the temperature of capital will stay at 25-37°C. According to the synoptic situation, a Shallow westerly wave is affecting upper and western parts of the country today.

Rains and thunderstorms will also continue on Sunday, which will be followed by sunny days.

Islamabad Air Quality

Islamabad's air quality was recorded at 69 which shows less level of pollution as compared to the previous week.

Pakistan Weather Outlook

Mostly hot and dry weather is expected in most parts of Pakistan while very hot, and windstorm-dust raising winds in central and southern parts.

Partly cloudy weather conditions with rain-windstorm, and thunderstorm is expected at isolated places in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, western/northern Balochistan, central/southern Punjab, Islamabad, Potohar region, Gilgit Baltistan and Kashmir.

Showers and hailstorm are also expected at isolated places in KP, and Kashmir during the period.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates in Pakistan - PKR to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 21 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 21, 2024 (Friday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.6 for buying and 280.75 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 297 and selling rate is 299.5 while British Pound rate is 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 74.80 and Saudi Riyal at 72.75.

Forex Rates

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.6 280.75
Euro EUR 297  299.5 
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5  354 
U.A.E Dirham AED 74.80  75.6
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.75 73.5
Australian Dollar AUD 181.2 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.91 749.18
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.5 205.5
China Yuan CNY 38.4 38.8
Danish Krone DKK 40.11 40.51
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.68 36.03
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.45
Japanese Yen JPY 1.9 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.62 916.62
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.07 59.67
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.98 172.98
Norwegians Krone NOK 28.83 29.13
Omani Riyal OMR 723.62 731.62
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.53 77.23
Singapore Dollar SGD 202 204
Swedish Korona SEK 26.68 26.98
Swiss Franc CHF 315.08 317.58
Thai Bhat THB 7.59 7.74


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