Islamabad Weather Update: Rain, windstorm to lash capital today

Sigh of relief for people as Met Office forecasts rain amid sweltering weather

01:44 PM | 28 May, 2024
Islamabad Weather Update: Rain, windstorm to lash capital today
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RAWALPINDI – Met Office has shared prediction of light showers in the capital city Islamabad and suburbs, with a possibility of windstorm in isolated places.

On Tuesday, it will remain mainly hot and dry weather during the day, but gusty winds along with windstorm and light rain are likely in twin cities. A shallow westerly wave is likely to affect upper parts of the country.

Islamabad Temperature Today

During the day, the temperature in capital hovers around 24 and 41 degrees Celcius.

Islamabad Air Quality

The air quality in federal capital was recorded around 55 which is moderate.

Pakistan Weather Outlook

Met Office forecasted drop in severe heatwave conditions due to expected rainfall in the upper parts of the country from May 28 to June 1.

This weather system is likely to bring dust storms and thunderstorms with isolated rain to areas such as Islamabad/Rawalpindi, Murree, Galliyat, Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum, Mandi Bahauddin, Gujrat, Gujranwala, Hafizabad, Sialkot, Narowal, Lahore, Kasur, Okara, Faisalabad, Toba Tek Singh, Jhang, Khushab, Sargodha, and Mianwali from May 28 to June 1, with intermittent breaks.

In Balochistan, dust storms and thunderstorms are expected in Quetta, Zhob, Ziarat, Sherani, and Barkhan from the night of May 27 to May 29.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is likely to experience dust storms and thunderstorms with isolated rain, and Gilgit-Baltistan, Kashmir are expected to receive rain and thunderstorms from the evening and night of May 28 to June 1.

PMD also shared prediction of dust storms and gusty winds in Karachi, Thatta, Badin, and Hyderabad on May 28 and 29.


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Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pakistani rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 22 June 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 22, 2024 (Saturday) 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.

Currency Rates in Pakistan

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.7 280.85
Euro EUR 294.3 297.9
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352 355.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 75 75.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.85 73.6
Australian Dollar AUD 182.2 184
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.98 748.98
Canadian Dollar CAD 202 204
China Yuan CNY 38.4 38.8
Danish Krone DKK 40.15 40.55
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 908.7 917.7
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.07 59.67
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.98 172.98
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.38 26.68
Omani Riyal OMR 723.75 731.75
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.53 77.23
Singapore Dollar SGD 202 204
Swedish Korona SEK 26.68 26.98
Swiss Franc CHF 315.21 317.71
Thai Bhat THB 7.59 7.74


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