Met Office has good and bad news about weather forecast in the week before Eid

02:38 PM | 29 Jun, 2016
Met Office has good and bad news about weather forecast in the week before Eid
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Meteorological Department announced on Wednesday that the weather would mostly remain dry and humid in most parts of the country during the current week.

A Met department spokesman also said that rain/thunder showers coupled with dust storms were expected at scattered locations in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Sahiwal, and Lahore divisions of Punjab, and the Sukkur, Larkana, Hyderabad, and Mirpurkhas divisions of Sindh. The spokesperson also said that Kashmir and parts of KPK and Balochistan would also see rains during the next couple of days.

For residents of Karachi, the Met Office has forecast more rains today (Wednesday) across Karachi and other parts of Sindh. Residents of the metropolis may also celebrate Eid Ul Fitr amid heavy rains, according to the Met Department.

The department has also warned authorities of urban flooding in Karachi during July and August, which are expected to be wet months.


The writer is a civil servant.


Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 25 Feb 2024 forex rates

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 25, 2024 (Sunday).

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.

Euro currently 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 - 25 Feb 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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